Lecture9.8.11.2011.PersonalityPsych.Summer2011.Chavez

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PERSONALITY Class: 8/11/2011
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Interpretive Psychology What are interpretive psychologists looking for when studying the person? “The meaning of experience.” Interpretive psychology A qualitative, idiographic, study of an individual characterized by an attempt to understand the meaning of a subject’s experience
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Interpretive Psychology Intentionally broad it combines numerous schools of personality psychology 1)There is NO ONE METHOD to best interpret another’s experience 2) There are MANY INTERPRETATIONS of an individual’s experience 3) Which interpretation is BEST depends on the A) Person B) Situation
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Dora Freud’s famous case Dora’s father and mother were friends with Herr K Frau K Her father was having an affair with Frau K Herr K was infatuated with Dora
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Dora Hysteria Difficulty breathing, headaches, fainting, coughing Possible (Freudian) Causes At the age of 14, Herr K suddenly kissed Dora, who was immediately disgusted At the age of 16, Herr K announced his love to her, and proposed intimacy Freud suggested that her coughing and oral symptoms were merely a displacement of the sensation from the lower part of her body to the upper
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Dora Jewel-Case dream A house was on fire. My father was standing beside my bed and woke me up. I dressed myself quickly, Mother wanted to stop and save her jewel- case; but father said: “I refuse to let myself and my two children be burnt for the sake of your jewel- case.” We hurried downstairs, and as soon as I was outside I woke up.
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Dora Freud had her free associate about the dream 2 years ago, father worried about a fire Around the time of Herr K’s proposition Herr K was apparently standing over her when she awoke From then on Dora dressed quickly to avoid having Herr K run in on her Jewel-case, or Schmuckkstchen Slang for “virgin girl’s genitals
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Dora A house was on fire . My father was beside my bed and woke me up. I dressed myself quickly , Mother wanted to stop and save her jewel-case ; but father said: “I refuse to let myself and my two children be burnt for the sake of your jewel-case .” We hurried downstairs, and as soon as I was outside I woke up. House with Herr K Herr K standing by her Avoiding Herr K Wanting to give her virginity away Wanting to preserve her virginity
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Dora Dora left after 11 months with Freud (uncured) Freud noticed he made his own mistakes Not realizing transference was occurring Dora identified Freud as father/lover/enemy Freud transferred his feelings about neurotic women onto Dora.
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Meaning Behind Objects
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