OUTLINE 2 - ii Living through feelings – displaced to...

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OUTLINE 2 A. Models of Personality and Psychopathology a. Psychoanalytic (Freudian approach) i. Basic concepts ii. Two modes of drive attatchment 1. Primary process- pleasure principl- immediate gratification, impulsive, ego-centric, unstructured expression 2. Secondary process- reality principle – delayed gratification, recognizes the claims of others, structured expression. Emerges in the process of healthy personality development – goal of psychoanalytic therapy a. Relationship to id, ego, superego- processes rather than entities i. Id- primary process (mostly unconscious ii. Ego – secondary process (mostly conscious) iii. Superego- combinations of primary and secondary processes b. The conscious and unconscious – how drives affact action. b. Psychoanalytic therapy – three stages i. Define unconscious motivations 1. Free association 2. Analysis of dreams 3. Analysis of resistnace a. Points where you do not want to talk
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Unformatted text preview: ii. Living through feelings – displaced to therapist 1. Transference relationship 2. The client must do this on his/her own and freely iii. Working through conflict resolutions – applications to wider areas of life B. Evaluation of psychoanalytic theory- a. Value and shortcomings as a scientific theory i. Some parts of freud’s theories are still valid ii. However, some things such as repression are currently being disproven iii. The reality of unconscious cognitive functions should be recognized b. Conflict with Christian values regarding personhood i. In its purest form there is a lot of conflict because freud says that all human motovation is boiled down to libidinal energy (the desire to reproduce) c. Contributions as a “narrative” theory of personality and therapy d. It is a form of therapy that relies heavily on metphors C....
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  • Fall '07
  • Weaver
  • psychoanalytic therapy, Personality and Psychopathology, unconscious cognitive functions, Secondary process- reality

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