June 23 - 1. Freud- Free association technique, used in...

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1. Freud- Free association technique, used in psychoanalysis a. Hypnotic Method b. Concentration technique (demand that the patient reveal memories) c. Negatives: Did not believe he was getting anything genuine, built in bias. Those techniques filled with suggestion. d. Free Association Technique: Say out loud exactly what comes to mind without censoring. Facing away from the therapists. Best technique to reveal unconscious content. 2. Ann O. and Elizabeth: He is not always successful. 3. Seduction Hypothesis: The patient comes to you with hysterical symptoms. Has undergone some kind of traumatic experience. Trauma a greek word for wound. The wound is that they have not been able to resolve a terrible conflict between very intense and painful disagreeable emotions. The dominant mass of ideas. Whatever these feelings are they are in conflict with the morality of the person. Causes anxiety and pain. It is then repressed from consciousness. A form of defense. It is removed from awareness. Just because it is out of awareness does not mean the person has solved the conflict. This has become an infection. It is expressed indirectly through somatic processes. It is called a symptom like paralysis in the case of Elizabeth. It is a symbolic representation of the trauma. The person is unaware of what it means. a.
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2010 for the course PSYCH 129B taught by Professor Kupper during the Spring '07 term at UCLA.

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