Chapter 12 - Chapter12 Personality What is Personality?...

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Chapter 12 Personality
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What is Personality? Personality an individual’s characteristic pattern of  thinking, feeling, and acting basic perspectives Psychoanalytic Humanistic
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The Psychoanalytic Perspective Freud’s theory   proposed that  childhood sexuality  and unconscious  motivations  influence  personality
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The Psychoanalytic Perspective Psychoanalysis Freud’s theory of personality that attributes  our thoughts and actions to unconscious  motives and conflicts techniques used in treating psychological  disorders by seeking to expose and interpret  unconscious tensions
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The Psychoanalytic Perspective Free Association in psychoanalysis, a method of exploring  the unconscious person relaxes and says whatever comes  to mind, no matter how trivial or  embarrassing
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The Psychoanalytic Perspective Unconscious according to Freud, a reservoir of mostly  unacceptable thoughts, wishes, feelings and  memories contemporary viewpoint- information  processing of which we are unaware
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Personality Structure Id contains a reservoir of unconscious psychic  energy strives to satisfy basic sexual and aggressive  drives operates on the pleasure principle,  demanding immediate gratification
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY Psyc1000 taught by Professor Ronnyoung during the Spring '10 term at UOIT.

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Chapter 12 - Chapter12 Personality What is Personality?...

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