Psych 236 Neofruedians

Psych 236 Neofruedians - NEO-FRUEDIANS SELF-DISCREPANCY...

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NEO-FRUEDIANS S ELF - DISCREPANCY THEORY 3 PARTS (F ROM T ORY H IGGINS ) 1) A CTUAL SELF : W HAT YOU THINK YOU ARE REALLY LIKE 2) I DEAL S ELF : Y OUR VIEW OF WHAT YOU COULD BE AT YOUR BEST ( REWARD BASED , “ GO SYSTEM ) 3) O UGHT S ELF : Y OUR VIEW OF WHAT YOU SHOULD AS OPPOSED TO WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE (G OALS , “ STOP SYSTEM ) I MPLICATIONS A NXIETY : COMES FROM YOUR FAILURE TO ATTAIN YOUR OUGHT SELF , ROOT = FEAR . D EPRESSED : F AILURE TO ATTAIN IDEAL SELF , ROOT = DISSAPPOINTMENT A CTUAL S ELF I DEAL S ELF D EJECTION R ELATED E MOTIONS (D ISAPPOINTMENT , F RUSTRATION ) O UGHT S ELF A CTUAL S ELF A GITATION R ELATED EMOTION (G UILT , UNEASY , S ELF , CONTEMPT ) * GREATER ACTUAL VS . I DEAL DISCREPANCY IS RELATED TO HIGHER DEPRESSION SCORES ( COCAINE HEADS ) E RIK E RIKSON E XTENDS F RUED S THEORY H IS T HEORY : F OCUSED ON DEVELOPMENT OF THE EGO , E GO S GOAL IS TO INTEGRATE INDIVIDUAL WITH SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT , PERSONALITY IS CHANGEABLE , PSYCHOSOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OVER THE LIFETIME . C HARACTERISTICS OF IT : 1) FOCUS ON SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT 2) PERSONALITY DEVELOPS IN A FIXED ORDER 1
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3) EACH STAGE HAS PSYCHOSOCIAL CRISIS TO OVERCOME 4) EACH STAGE HAS A VIRTUE TO LEARN 5) DEVELOPMENT OCCURS OVER THE LIFETIME 8 L IFE S TAGES OF HIS T HEORY S TAGE 1: 0 – 18 MONTHS T RUST VS . M ISTRUST V IRTUE = H OPE ( OR F EAR ) H OW CAN I BE SECURE
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course PSY 236 taught by Professor Settles during the Spring '07 term at Michigan State University.

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Psych 236 Neofruedians - NEO-FRUEDIANS SELF-DISCREPANCY...

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