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Unformatted text preview: TRANSFERENCE Â· Freud discovered- after years of therapy, patient confused therapist w/ their parents (caretakers) o Remarkable phenomenon- happens to everyone o After 3 of 4 years- Patient experiences being a small child in relation to therapist Â§ With extreme and difficult feelings Ăş Phase called- â€śTRANSFERENCE NEUROSISâ€ť Â· Most valuable phase- soon leads to cure ALL PSYCHOANALYSIS IS ABOUT TRANSFERENCE Â· In Transference patient re-lives childhood- like virtual reality o However patient begins to group up again with â€śparentâ€ť (therapist) Â§ Result- patientâ€™s mind forms w/o splitting, traumas, etc PSYCHOTHERAPY- SEVERAL KINDS Â· (1) Behavioral Modification o (Patient addicted to smoking to remove behavior) Â§ Based on conditioning Â· (2) Cognitive Therapy o Changing your perspective & belief Â· (3) Psychiatry o Drugs Â· (4) Psychoanalysis o Transference FINAL WORDS ABOUT FREUD Â· Generally recognized as â€śGreat Geniusâ€ť of all time o Equivalent to Shakespeare, Newton, Einstein, etc Â· HIS GREATE DISCOVER o (1) Nature of Psychological Health & Ill-Health Â§ Mechanism of ill health- repression, defenses against too muchness o (2) Techniques of Psychotherapy: Make person w/ split mind a unified mind, that can function easily (happy) OBJECT- RELATION THEORY Â· Freud didnâ€™t really observe children o O.R. Theorist did huge study on children Â§ Moved Psychoanalysis forward ENORMOUSLY MOST IMPORTANT FACT OF CHILDHOOD: DEPENDENCE Childâ€™s primary problem: to SURVIVE Â· Itâ€™s needs areâ€ť o Food o Protection o Warmth o Learning Child= totally helpless Â· Must get needs via adults o Food, protection, warmth, etc. Â§ Thus itâ€™s relationship to adults is one of DEPENDENCE Without adult, child would: Â· Starve to death Â· Freeze to death Â· Never learn to walk, talk, etc DEPENDENCY on parent for survival controls everything ALL TRAUMAS IN CHILDHOOD ARE DISTURBANCES IN DEPENDENCY Â· These disturbances can include: abandonment, failure to protect, etc PRIMARY TASK OF THE CHILD IS TO SETUP DEPENDENCY RELATIONSHIPS W/ AN ADULT THAT PROVIDES FOR THE CHILDâ€ťS SURVIVAL Â· Relationships are therefore everything o Hence object- â€śrelationsâ€ť theory...
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course 830 101 taught by Professor Brill during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '08