Tuesday, October 23, 2018 PSYCH- chapter 10 Theories of Personality - Psychoanalytic Perspective • Focused Freud’s view • Personality is shaped by unconscious conflicts - What would these unconscious conflicts be betweens? - Freud had three di ff erent conflicts • ID - Literally translates to it - Deals with your most unconscious impulses - Freud thought: based on sex and aggression - 100% unconscious - Develop when born • Super ego - Translates to I - Think of as your conscious - Mostly conscious but partly unconscious - Says we can do just what we want to do - Realize there are rules to follow - Denies the instant gratification - Develops as you grow as a result of parenting • Ego - Caught in between, trying to balance good and evil - Have to find a way of giving both sides what they want - Psychosexual development 1
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 • Since was ID wants is socially unacceptable we repress that information - A psychoanalysts job is to find out what the ID wants • Psychosexual stages - Oral stage • Takes place during 1st year of life - The child gets gratification from anything they put in their mouth - Anal Stage • 2nd year of life - Potty training • Here the conflict is with the parents and training • Whos in control - Phallic stage • 3rd year of life - Masturbation • Children discover their “joysticks” and “joybuttons” • Conflict of whether the child can do it or night -
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