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Running head: PSYCHODYNAMIC THEORIES 1 Psychodynamic Theories Alejandra Gonzalez PSY/405 2/29/2016 Lynn Hagan
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PSYCHODYNAMIC THEORIES 2 Personality Personality is who you are as individual and what exactly makes an individual unique. This individuality is composed of characters' traits that make you different from others. Personality is based on who you are traditions, race, origin, environment, and beliefs and you grow up. There is no real set character to an individual because we tend to change with the passing life events that we are exposed to. However, there were great psychoanalytic that helped formed traditional psychodynamic theories to explain how behaviors and personalities are formed. Sigmund Freud and Iceberg Metaphor The Birth of Psychoanalysis began with Sigmund Freud and his listening to his client's constant complaints as a psychologist. With this cause of reality to fantasizing he formed the Iceberg Metaphor know as Conception of Human Psychology. In this conception, the mind is
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