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Psychoanalytic Approaches to Personality (Chapter 9) Mar 2, 2010
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Psychoanalytic Approach Personality theory based on the writings of Sigmund Freud Emphasizes the unconscious processes of the mind
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Freud most influential psychologist of the 20th century prime inventor of a particular kind of psychology- psychoanalysis profound influence on literature, art, cinema, and pop culture Repressed Memories, Freudian Slips, Oedipus complex
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Psychoanalytic theories 1. Psychic Determinism unconscious 2. Internal Structure 3. Mental Energy 4. Psychoanalytic Interpretation
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Topographic Model The mind contains three regions 1. Conscious 2. Preconscious 3. Unconscious
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Conscious Level contains elements about which a person is currently aware contents can be articulated verbally
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Preconscious Level Represents elements in ordinary memory- those outside of current awareness (stored knowledge) Contents can easily be brought into current awareness Ex- what you texted last night
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Unconscious Level Freud’s contribution & he believed the most important determinant of personality process A repository for images, feelings, and ideas associated with anxiety, fear, & pain
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Psychoanalytic theories 1. Psychic Determinism unconscious 2. Internal Structure 3. Mental Energy 4. Psychoanalytic Interpretation
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Internal Structure Describes the three components of personality functioning: id (“it”) ego (“I”) superego (“over I”)
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