21 Lesson Psychodynamic

21 Lesson - Psychodynamic Theory of Personality ASSIGNMENT a Study text Chapter 12(pg 472-481 and Chapter 13(523-524 b Complete Concept Check

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Psychodynamic Theory of Personality ASSIGNMENT a. Study text Chapter 12 (pg 472-481) and Chapter 13 (523-524). b. Complete Concept Check 12.1 (pg 476) and Concept Check 13.3 (pg. 524). c. Complete Exercise 21-1. d. Review Questions: Chapter 12 practice test questions 1-4, 9 (pg 509). LESSON OBJECTIVE 21.1 Describe personality development in terms of Freud and Adler’s Psychodynamic Theory. PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 21-1. Differentiate between pre-conscious, conscious and unconscious levels of awareness. Conscious: whatever one is aware of at a particular point in time Pre- conscious: material just beneath the surface of awareness that can easily be retrieved. Unconscious: thoughts, memories, and desires that are well below the surface of conscious awareness but that nonetheless exert great influence on behavior. 21-2. Describe the three components of the personality structure according to Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory. Id: the primitive, instinctive component of personality that operates according to the pleasure principle: demands immediate gratification of its urges; biological urges Ego: decision-making component of personality that operates according to the reality principle: seeks to delay gratification of the id’s urges until appropriate outlets and situations can be found; considers social norms Superego: the moral component of personality that incorporates social standards about what represents right and wrong. 21.3. Identify and Describe 12 defense mechanisms. Defense mechanism definition Example Repression Keeping distressing thoughts and feelings buried in the unconscious Traumatized soldier has no recollection of the details of
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21 Lesson - Psychodynamic Theory of Personality ASSIGNMENT a Study text Chapter 12(pg 472-481 and Chapter 13(523-524 b Complete Concept Check

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