psychology unit 5 db

psychology unit 5 db - Part 1 After reading chapter 11, I...

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Part 1 After reading chapter 11, I decided to discuss Freud theory of personality. This theory is mostly noticed by the age five. Early familiarity plays a large role in personality development and continues to influence behavior later in life. Freud’s theory of psychosexual development is one of the best known, but also one of the most controversial. Fred believed not only that unconscious psychological forces had a powerful influence on personality but also that these forces originated in early childhood. Freud believed that personality develops through a series of childhood stages during which the pleasure-seeking energies of the child becomes focused on certain erogenous areas. This psychosexual energy, or libido, was described as the driving force behind behavior. If these psychosexual stages are completed successfully; the result is a healthy personality. If certain issues are not resolved at the appropriate stage, fascination can occur. A fixation is a persistent focus on an earlier psychosexual stage. Until this conflict is resolved, the individual will remain
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2010 for the course BIO 126 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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psychology unit 5 db - Part 1 After reading chapter 11, I...

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