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Personality Modules 45, 46, & 47
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Personality An  individual’s characteristic pattern  of thinking,  feeling, and acting.
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Psychodynamic Perspective Freud worked with  patients suffering from  nervous disorders whose  complaints had no  immediate physical   causes. Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)
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Psychodynamic Perspective Freud developed the first  theory of personality,  motivation and psychological  disorders  Focused on: early childhood experiences Unconscious motives and  conflicts Methods people use to cope with  sexual and aggressive urges
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Freud’s model of the mind Personality  develops  through  efforts to  resolve  conflicts  between id,  ego and  superego
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Id, Ego and Superego Unconscious  id  strives to satisfy basic sexual and  aggressive drives  operates on pleasure principle; immediate gratification. Primitive, irrational, illogical, fantasy-oriented Largely conscious,  ego  is the “executive,”  mediating the demands of id and superego. Operates on the  reality principle,  delaying gratification  until an appropriate outlet is found Rational, realistic, problem-solving Superego , the moral component, incorporates  societal standards of right and wrong.
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Exploring the unconscious Most of what goes on in the mind is  unconscious. Unacceptable fears, passions, thoughts are  repressed  into the unconscious. To access the  unconscious, Freud  relied on: Slips of the tongue Free association Dream analysis
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Behavior and personality Behavior is the result of continual internal conflicts  centered primarily on sex and aggression. Norms governing sex and aggression are not well  defined Sex and aggression are thwarted more than other drives Unresolved conflicts can linger for days or years. Produce anxiety. People cope with anxiety through  defense mechanisms
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Defense Mechanisms Ego’s protective methods of reducing anxiety by  unconsciously distorting reality. Repression
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