class notes 02-15-2007

class notes 02-15-2007 - Uncertainty is the fundamental...

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Uncertainty is the fundamental condition of wisdom. ~ Eric Fromm Human’s have an innate desire to grow and change in life and day to activities. Psychosexual Stages of development 1. “The child is the father of the man” 2. Foundation of personality is laid by age five. 3. Immature but powerful sexual urges (general way), urges for physical pleasure 4. Urges shift in focus (erogenous zones) as children progress from one stage to the next 5. Psychosexual Stages: Developmental periods with a characteristic sexual focus that leaves its mark on adult personality 6. Each stage: developmental tasks 7. The way each stage is handle (by the parents) shapes personality 8. Fixation: development stalls, caused by excessive gratification or frustration The Oral Stages 1. 2 sub-phases a. Oral incorporative stage (first 6 months) b. Oral sadistic phase (7 -18 months) 2. task: weaning- Important impact on child’s life. 3.
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