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Lecture 16

PSYCHOLOGY Lecture 16 The Psychodynamic Approach.doc

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYA02H3
Professor
Steve Joordens
Semester
Winter

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Lecture 16 The Psychodymanic ApproachFebruary 13 2012Freud psychological disorders are a result of personality development Freud didnt do experimentation he did many observationsvery hard to test any of his ideasdrew conclusions from observationsFreud thought that the mind can have a strong influence on the body as welltalked about psychic energy and primitive drivespush us to behave in certain waysway we behaveothers infer our personality from thisFreud really stressed about the unconsciouswe are not aware of our behaviours sometimesFreud there is a psychological battle within each of us between three entities Id Instinct Ego Reason and Conscience SuperegoThe Id Instinctraw basic biological drives make up the idprimitivethe pleasure principledesire to obtain immediate gratificationFreud thought that the id was completely unconscious but it had such a huge effect though we are not aware of t
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