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Personality Class 14.odt

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 2600
Professor
Elizabeth Nisbet
Semester
Summer

Description
Personality PsychologyClass 14 The Psychoanalytic DomainMarch 8 2012The Intrapsychic DomainLargely based on the work of Sigmund Freud Psychoanalytic Theory Some concepts ie repression have been supported However contemporary Psychoanalytic Theory called the neoanalytic movement has moved beyond Freuds original theories Instead psychoanalysts today focus on childhood relationships and adult conflicts with others Topics Unconscious Motivation Conflict Attachment etcAssumptionsPsychic Determinism Nothing happens by chance or accident Everything we do think say and feel is an expression of our minFive Central PropositionsContemporary psychoanalysis is based on five foundational concepts 1 Much of mental life is unconscious 2 Mental processes operate in parallel hence individuals can have conflicted feelings 3 Childhood experiences are important 4 Mental representations guide peoples actions 5 Development involves regulating sexualaggressive feelings AND moving from immaturesocial dependent to interdependentContemporary Views on the UnconsciousMotivated Unconscious View Behavior is motivated
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