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Lecture 99

Psychology 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 99: Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Social Cognitive Theory


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYCH 1000
Professor
Terry Biggs
Lecture
99

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Psych 1000
Psych 1000
Final 2013
Study Guide
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Personality
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Psychological Disorders
Treatment
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This guide contains notes on “Psychology: Frontiers and Applications” Fourth
Canadian Ed. by Passer, Smith, Atkinson, Mitchell and Muir.
This guide is intended for supplementary purposes only. Reading this is no
substitute for going to class and reading the book. We hope we can help
you as much as possible, but your grades are your responsibility.
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PERSONALITY CHAPTER 14
Lets us distinguish people from each other
Behavior that is caused by internal factors, not environmental
Behaviors that fits together in a meaningful fashion
Id
Present at birth
Unconscious
Functions irrationally
Basic biological urges: eating, drinking &
sex
Follows pleasure principle - maximize
pleasure, minimize pain.
Seeks immediate gratification,
regardless of rational circumstances
Primary Process Theory - if needs
can’t be met with reality, fantasy will do
Ego
Second to develop. Id has no contact with reality, so it needs the ego
Reality principle - tests reality to decide when the Id can safely
discharge its impulses
Serves and controls Id
“Executive of personality” - must balance the Superego and the Id
Superego
Last to develop (4-5yo). In charge of morals.
Ideals internalized from parents and society
Decides whether ego has been good or bad
Controls ego with pride and guilt
PSYCHODYNAMIC PERSPECTIVE
Personality is an energy system
Psychic energy - generated by instinctual drives pressing for release
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