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Unformatted text preview: The Psychodynamic Perspective The Freudian Psychoanalytic Theoretical Model 1 Freudian Psychoanalytical Theoretical Model Developed by Sigmund Freud, this theory proposes that all behavior, thoughts, feelings, desires, motives, dreams, choices, memories, etc. are caused and can be explained. The explanations lie in understanding how our primitive driving forces (sexual and aggressive instincts) interact with life experiences, especially events in early childhood. 2 Freudian Theoretical Model Three Structural Components of Personality x Topography of the mind~Three Levels of Consciousness x Five Psychosexual Stages of Personality Development x Ego Defense Mechanisms x Methods of Treatment~The Talking Cure x 3 Structural Components of Personality x id ~ present at birth, operates on the pleasure principle x ego ~ mediator between id and superego, operates on the reality principle x superego ~ operates on the morality principle 4 The Topography of the mind~ Three Levels of Consciousness x x x Conscious level Pre or sub conscious level Unconscious level 5 Five Psychosexual Stages of Personality Development x Oral stage ~ birth to 18 months x Anal stage ~ age two to three x Phallic/Oedipal x Latency x Genital stage ~ age three to six stage ~ end of phallic to puberty stage ~ puberty to death 6 Ego Defense Mechanisms Unconsciously used by the ego to defend against anxiety Repression x Displacement and Sublimation x Fixation and Regression x Withdrawal x Acting out x 7 Additional Defense Mechanisms Denial x Reaction formation x Projection x Identification x Intellectualization x Rationalization x Undoing x Compensation x 8 Methods of Treatment~ The Talking Cure x Hypnosis x Dream Interpretation x Free association x Transference 9 This Freudian Perspective power point presentation was developed by Vince Castronuovo for faculty and students at the Community College of Philadelphia 10 ...
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course BEHAVIORAL 101 taught by Professor Pgoldentyer during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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