Man s Search for Meaning is the chilling yet inspirational story of Viktor Frankl s struggle to hold on to hope during the unspeakable horrors of his years as a prisoner in Nazi concentration camps. Through every waking moment of his ordeal, Frankl s training as a psychiatrist lent him a remarkable perspective on the psychology of survival. As a result of these experiences, Dr. Frankl developed a revolutionary approach to psychotherapy known as logotherapy. At the core of his theory is the belief that man s primary motivational force is his search for meaning. Frankl s assertion that the will to meaning is the basic motivation for human life has forever changed the way we understand our humanity in the face of suffering.