Ch. 14 vocab

Ch. 14 vocab - An individual's characteristic pattern of...

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An individual’s characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting The Freudian technique in which the person is encouraged to say whatever comes to mind as a means of exploring the unconscious The treatment of psychological disorders by seeking to expose an intercept the tensions within a patient’s unconscious, using methods such as free association The repository of mostly unacceptable thoughts, wishes, feelings, and memories. According to contemporary psychologists, it is a level of info. processing of which we are unaware The unconscious system of personality, consisting of basic sexual and aggressive drives, that supplies psychic energy to personality The conscious division of personality that attempts to mediate between demands of the did, the superego, and reality The division of personality that contains the conscience and develops by incorporating the perceived moral standards of society The ego’s methods of unconsciously protecting itself against anxiety by distorting reality
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYC 100 taught by Professor Madigan during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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