Psychoanalytic Approach I

Psychoanalytic Approach I - Psychoanalytic Approach I...

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Unformatted text preview: Psychoanalytic Approach I Introduction Main Themes ◦ Psychic Determinism ◦ Dynamic Process ◦ Conflict Assumptions ◦ Awareness ◦ Early Experiences ◦ Defense ◦ Balance History of Theorist: Sigmund Freud Childhood ◦ Family structure ◦ Hints to his theory Medical School ◦ Neurology Early Practice ◦ Vienna General hospital ◦ Cocaine User Researcher ◦ Jean Charcot advisor: hyp Professional life ◦ Josef Breuer “grandfather” of psychoanalysis ◦ Anna O. case Hysteria “Chimney sweeping” Basis of psychoanalytic theory ◦ Framework of Psychoanalysis: Conscious memories can become unconscious. Unconscious memories can be basis for neurotic symptoms. Consciously expressing these can treat symptoms. ◦ Private Practice/ Publishes books Psychic Energy System Background ◦ Energy systems Drives ◦ Definition: Motivating forces driving us toward things we want/need ◦ Two classes Libido Thanatos Cathexis ◦ Investing energy in an activity Catharsis ◦ Release of built-up energy Psychoanalytic I _Part 2...
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