Neo Freudians addressed ethics in the form of morality instead of empiricism

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Neo- Freudians addressed ethics in the form of morality instead of empiricism. They also addressed ethics by providing confidentiality. There wasn’t anywhere in the assigned reading thatthere was mention of a patient’s name other than when Freud discussed the Mary O case, whose last name was omitted to protect privacy. The also used direct observation as their preferred assessment tools.Freud’s theories, as well as those of the neo-Freudians, have in many cases failed to pass the test of empiricism, which means that their results could not be replicated, such as Erikson.In my opinion, I do not feel that the studies of the neo-Freudians were ethical because they tend to be philosophical rather than based on sound scientific research. For example, Jung’s conclusions about the existence of the collective unconscious are based on myths, legends, dreams, and art. In addition, as with Freud’s psychoanalytic theory, the neo-Freudians based much of their theories of personality on information from their patients such as Adler. ReferencesBoundless. “Neo-Freudian Psychoanalytic Theory of Personality.” Boundless Psychology Boundless, 26 May. 2016. Retrieved 24 Jan. 2017 from -textbook/personality-16/psychodynamic-perspectives-on-personality-77/neo-freudian-psychoanalytic-theory-of-personality-305-12840/
Cervone, Daniel, Lawrence Pervin. Personality: Theory and Research, 13th Edition. Wiley, 2015-11-09. VitalBook file.Jung’s archetypes. (2002). Retrieved January 25, 2017, from

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