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In the past half-century of psychological theorizing and research, there has been a growing interest in the concepts of mental illness and moral development. These areas both have man as their common element, but attempts to look at their interconnections have previously been clouded by inadequate knowledge of the separate elements themselves. Since this thesis concerns those interconnections, a clearer and more concise exposition of the moral-interpersonal world of the emotionally disturbed is perhaps called for.