Question B: Both Freud and Erikson have a number of similarities. For example, both talk about the
physiological basis for psychic energy. For Erikson, this related to the epigenetic principle and for Freud it
was the id.
How are these two concepts simila
_6_1. Human behavior results from heredity, which has been biologically transmitted by our parents,
or, from the environment, the external circumstances and experiences that a person experiences after
_2_2. An important p
Freud's basic assumptions
Our behavior and feelings as adults are rooted in our childhood experiences.
Our behavior and feelings are affected by unconscious motives.
All behavior has a cause, therefore all behavior is determined.
Behavior is motivated
Case Study 5
1. The first stage is the oral-sensory stage in which an individual learns the basic concept of
trust versus mistrust. The child learns through the mother to trust or to mistrust others
depending on how she acts towards the child. A happy and
1. According to Jung, Mark has a extroverted attitude. His energy and source of direction comes
mainly from the outside world. He is a generally happy and outgoing person. The study states
that Mark loves life and lives his life to t
1. Hank would fit into the category of a narcissist. He loves himself and thinks that he is just the
greatest person ever. He continuously thinks that the problem in any situation always lies with
someone else. He is never the one who is at fault. When Sa