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Personality PSY 2012 4/01/08
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Personality Your characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting. Psychodynamic Theory Humanistic Theory Trait Theory Social-Cognitive Theory
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Psychoanalytic Theory Sigmund Freud  (1856-1939)  A.K.A. ___________ ___________ theory 1 st  theory of personality Premise: Childhood sexuality and unconscious motivations influence personality
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The mind is like an iceberg – The mind is like an iceberg – mostly hidden mostly hidden The ___ The ___ : the pleasure principle The ___ The ___ : the reality principle The superego The superego : : the moral principle Constantly in conflict Structure of Personality Structure of Personality
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According to Freud… Human behavior is based on conflicts among these three structures. Example: Example: The ______ complex Development of sexual (id-based) desire for mother Thwarted by the presence of the father Results in aggression, resentment of father Only solution is “identification with the aggressor”
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Freud believed that personality develops in a predictable way through psychosexual stages Development of Personality Development of Personality Stage 1- Oral (0-18months): Stage 1- Oral (0-18months): Id gratifies itself through biting, sucking. Stage 2- Anal (18-36 months): Stage 2- Anal (18-36 months): Gratification through elimination
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Stage 5- Genital (puberty on): Stage 5- Genital (puberty on): “Mature” sexuality Development of Personality Development of Personality Stage 3- Phallic (3-6): Stage 3- Phallic (3-6):
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Waesche during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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