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Unformatted text preview: Unconscious • According to Freud, a reservoir of mostly unacceptable thoughts, wishes, feelings and memories • According to the “iceberg” or topical model, we are motivated to satisfy the id’s drives and the superego’s/ego ideal’s mandates. This is accomplished through the ego and usually involves compromise. • Example: Eating disorder • Example: Fetish • Example: Desire to be a lawyer /doctor etc • Ultimately for Freud, the Oedipal Complex and the superego/ego ideal is the primary driving force behind personality What the research says Explicit motivation • Consciously stated goals Implicit motivation • Unconscious goals • 3 types: o –Achievement o –Intimacy o –Power Stages of Change: Motivational Interviewing in Psychotherapy 5 Stages of Change: • Pre-contemplation • Contemplation • Preparation • Action • Maintenance...
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- Psychology, Psychoanalytic Perspective Unconscious, roused tension state