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to items designed to gauge a wide range of feelings and behaviors. _____________________________ ___________________________ 10. The ego operates on this principle, satisfying the id’s desires in ways that will realistically bring pleasure rather than pain. ____________________________ principle. 11. According to Freud, a lingering focus of pleasure-seeking energies (libido) at an earlier psychosexual stage, where conflicts were unresolved. ____________________________ 12. A test (such as the MMPI) developed by testing a pool of items (questions) and then selecting those that discriminate between groups. ______________________________ ____________________________ test.
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13. The basic defense mechanism that banishes anxiety-provoking thoughts, feelings, and memories from consciousness. ___________________________________ 14. The perception that chance or outside forces beyond one’s control determine one’s fate. ___________________________ _______________________ _____ ____________________ 15. A method of exploring the unconscious in which the person relaxes and says whatever comes to mind. _____________________ _____________________________ 16. In psychoanalytic theory, the ego’s protective methods of reducing anxiety by unconsciously distorting them. _____________________________ _________________________ 17. The largely conscious "executive" portion of the personality that mediates between the demands of the id, superego, and reality. __________________ 18. The perception that one controls one’s own fate. ___________________________ ______________________ _________ ____________________
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