PSYC18 – Chapter 14 TextBook Notes
schemas of anxiety, anger and despair – and can to soem extent change how these
oIt provides the context of a relationship, which one may experience ones
emotion schema, understand them better, take responsibily for them, and
modify some aspects of ones behaviour accordingly.
Psychoanalysis: unconscious schemas of relating
•Transference – is the manifestiation of emtion shcmeas, mental modesthat embody
ways of relating to others that have become habitual.
oA set of emotional attitudes toward significant tohers, from the past, such as
oThey are new editions or facsimiles of the impulses and phantaises which...
replace some earlier person by the person of the pshycian.
oA transference of positive emotions invites the other into a warm and
cooperative relationship, and the othen is then often able to respond warmely
•Psychoanalytic therapy - is designed to recognize transferenceesand to bring them
oEmotional schemas that are problematic are often based on intense wishes
bound tightly to beliefs that people hold about waht is wrogn with them or
how they can never be satisified.
•Core Conflictual Relationship Themes in transference they have gone some way to
showing that when therapies recognize and interpret occurances of these themes,
the patient makes better progress in therapy.
Cognitive-behavioural therapy: changing emotions by thought
•The way we change our emotions can be traced back to the times of:
founder was Epicurus who lived near Athens, around 300 BCE
devoted to the prsuit of pleasure
belived the idea that human beings have a right to the pursuit of
`·. Samantha Pokhoy