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occur later in life can bring about changes in personality Contemporary psychologists have recognized, as did Freud, that the mind works according to more than one thinking process. Epstein (1994) has distinguished between experiential thinking and rational thinking. Experientia l thinking , analogous to primary process thinking, is viewed as occurring earlier in evolutionary development and is characterized by being holistic, concrete, and heavily influenced by emotion.
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Theory Tables PSYCH/645 Version 2 7 mother. reasoning, and resistance to group demands for conformity manipulation. In Identity Moratorium, the individual is in the midst of an identity crisis. Such individuals are capable of high levels of psychological functioning in complex thought and moral reasoning. blows to their self-esteem, often are disorganized in their thinking, and have problems with intimacy. psychological issues to be faced in these later stages, and (3) he has recognized that people look to the future as well as to the past and that how they construe their future may be as significant a part of their personality as how they construe their past. (Kagan, 1998; Lewis, 2002). Indeed, in contrast to the themes established by Freud, a major trend in contemporary psychology is the study of personality dynamics across the entire course of life, from childhood to older adulthood (Baltes, Staudinger, & Lindenberger, 1999). Week Three - Theory Key figures Key concepts of personality formation Explanation of the disordered personality Scientific credibility Comprehensiveness Applicability Humanistic Otto Rank Carl Rogers Humanistic psychologists that look at human behavior not only through the eyes of the observer but through the eyes of the person doing the behavior.of the self and being conscious of all their own behaviors Self concept Humanistic therapist can be used to treat schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, relationship issues and addiction like alcoholism. Incongruence if you view yourself as a kind who expresses emplathy towards Pioneer of client- centered experiential, here and now and existential theriapes Emphasizer the study of the whole person. It intregrated the principle of human psyche, active imagination and human consciousness The importantace of being aware of the self
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Theory Tables PSYCH/645 Version 2 8 personality structure Self actualization person that can go from dependent to becoming independent Congruence need for growth Self esteem vale and worthiness of self Ideal self an individual most like to possess others but have experience in which you think you were cold. Week Four - Theory Key figures Key concepts of personality formation Explanation of the disordered personality Scientific credibility Comprehensiveness Applicability Behavioral B.F Skinner Behaviors are acquired through environmental conditioning Through operant and classical conditioning an individual’s personality can be controlled Environmental stimuli can be used to shape an individual’s actions People react to stimuli in different
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