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To what extent is Freud's theory influenced by the era in which he lived? Explain specific aspects of psychodynamic theory that may be autobiographical to Freud's own life.Provide examples of Freud’s theory in our modern era? Justify your answer.What does current research tell us about the value and/or relevance of psychodynamic theory for understanding personality? Find and explain a modern investigation that applies psychodynamic theory to understand personality.It has been said that in the era in which Freud created his psychodynamic theory in Austria during the second half of the nineteenth century, it was a stricter form of Victorian sexual morality than England at the time. Many people born in the Victorian age were both factually uninformed and emotionally shutofto sexual matters. Sex was being blamed for the cause of all neurotic anxiety, this being a significant factor into how Freuds theory was influenced.

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