April 10 - Levels of Functioning, Towards the idea of a...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Levels of Functioning, Towards the idea of a personality disorder, Hamlet & Gertrude Today’s Lecture 1. What are normal personality problems? 2. Towards Personality Disorders: The Levels of Functioning Lecture 3. The Play within the Play 4. Gertrude confronts herself (with help from Hamlet) The Experiential Approach to Diagnosis - people suffer from one of these three things: love, work, play - you have problems developing romantic relations, with friends - do you have a job? Career goals? - Can you relax? Be creative? Play? ex. A= Hamlet, Hamlet has a representation of himself in his mind, a version of parents, version of mother= C, and father that he has idealized, sees himself as much less than D,
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
now mother has married uncle, he hates himself and feels so much less than father, mad at mother for marrying for uncle - maybe he is projecting his anger for Gertrude onto Ophelia which is why he is so enraged with her - When we are having problems in our lives we are probably doing something like this. Projecting another relationship onto that person
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 3

April 10 - Levels of Functioning, Towards the idea of a...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online