Introductory Psychology 1000 Sec 002 March 27, 2013
Semester Two Assignment
Instructor: Dr. TC Biggs
Sigmund Freud and Personality
Below you will find a series of statements concerning Freud’s theory of Personality.
There are 44 statements with 80 blanks organized according to Five Sub Topics of the
Your task is to correctly complete each statement by placing the proper terms in the
blanks. Some of the terms may be used more than once, some may be interchangeable
and some may not be used at all. You have until Wednesday March 27, 2013 at 3:30 PM
to complete this assignment. You bring the completed assignment to class on the due
date to hand it in. The completed assignment should consist of the last page of this
handout where the terms are placed in the numbered blanks as they correspond to the
order of the blanks in the statements.
Id Ego Studies on Hysteria
Pleasure Reaction Formation Breuer
Manifest Displaced Aggression Functionalism
Latent Free Association Speech pathology
Repressed Unconscious James
Penis Envy Memory hypnosis
Phallic Mother Father
Motivated Forgetting Repressors Descartes
Internal (or unconscious) Erogenous Zones Anna O
Reality Superego Espinoza
Wish Fulfillment Day Residues motivational
Psychosexual Rationalization scientific
Psychoanalysis Resistance sexual
Oral Castrated Leibnez
Genital Oedipus Complex mechanistic determinism
Latency Period Psychoanalytic Charcot
Neo-Freudians Sensitizers causality
Anal Structuralism 1890
Neurology Wundt 1882
1895 1899 1910
Agnosia dissociation Darwin or Darwin’s
Super ego hysteria philosophy
Childhood nature four
Five dynamic personality The Origins of Psychoanalytic Thought
1. Prior to the work of Freud the schools of psychology known as
(1)_______________,and (2)_________________ established by earlier
psychologists such as (3)__________________ and (4)___________________
dominated the investigations of human behaviour through an exploration of mans
ability to sense and perceive the world around him.
2. Even before psychology existed many philosophers such as
(5)_________________, (6)__________________ and (7)_______________ had
considered (8)_________________ phenomenon.
3. What makes Freud so important is that none before him had ever considered the
strong (9)_________________ role of the (10)_______________ in directing
human behaviour nor had anyone developed a (11)________________ means for
4. Freud did not develop his theory in a vacuum as the views of others such as
(12)________________ put forward by Hemholtz and the French views of
(13)_______________ as well as views of association by Galt,
(14)_______________ and Kraepel and (15)_______________ ideas of species
development over time all were studied by Freud and came to bew incorporated in
5. The treatises on (16)_______________ by both Gothe and
(17)_________________ were what most influenced Freud to choose a career in
6. Although some critics of Freud have suggested his intellectual abilities were sub
standard because it took him eight years to complete his medical degree it is more
likely that this time was a result of his wide breadth of interest in many aspects of
the non-medical curriculum such as(18)__________________.
7. In fact while studying medicine Freud became fluent in at least (19)
8. While examining the work of Ernst Brucke Freud became enthused by the idea
that man was a (20) __________________ system, although within the
constraints of the laws of nature, a view which was to have its influence on the
development of his (21)__________________ theory.
9. After abandoning his initial goal to become a teacher of medicine Freud
concentrated on the field of (22)________________ and in particular the area of
10. During this period of his career Freud coined the term(24)________________ to
describe the inability to assign meaning to sensory inputs.
11. It was also during this time in his career that Freud began to work with
(25)_______________ a very influential practioner who involved Freud in the
crucial case of (26)_______________.
12. Another important aspect which affect Freud’s theory was that this person
introduced Freud to the use of (27) _______________ and demonstrated how
material discussed in this state led to the ameliorating of the patients symptoms.
13. The effectiveness of this approach sensitized Freud to the importance of the
(28)________________ in affecting behaviour. 14. While working with (29)_______________ in France, also a proponent of
(30)___________________ Freud was exposed to discussions between many
practioners which revealed that the emotional problems of many of their patients
had a (31)______________ basis.
15. Upon his return to Germany Freud gave a lecture to the Viennese medical
community concerning male (32)_______________ and the technique of
(33)________________ which was very poorly received and led to his
ostracization from the mainstream of Viennese medicine.
16. It was largely due to the non-acceptance of (34)_________________ which led
Freud to seek another means of having hysteric patients reveal their emotional
problems. This technique became known as the technique of
17. Basic to the use of this new technique is a belief in (36)_________________ or
that all thoughts have a reason for being.
18. While using his new technique Freud noticed that there was an inexorable
progress of patients into a discussion of (37)_______________ memories.
19. Freud also noticed that an overwhelming number of his patients, and those of his
colleagues, anxiety provoking memories centered upon (38)_______________
20. In (39)________________ Freud and Breuer published (40) _______________
and (41)_______________ was