EDUC 323 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Melanie Klein, Anna Freud, Myers–Briggs Type Indicator
Background: different types of psychoanalyst- pure classicists (orthodox freudians), relational psychoanalysis and in between. Object relations theorists, ego psychologists, self psychologists, interpersonal theorists, intersubjectivists. All consider selves direct intellectual descendents of freud but all extend or deviate slightly from his theory (some differ significantly) Orthodox analysts criticize relationists for being impure and not analytic, and relationalists see traditionalists as living in the past and clinging to outdated ideas. Biggest bone of contention is conceptualizations of motivation. Traditional freudian theory often referred to as drive theory (sex and aggression: contemporary variants differ in degree to which they accept or reject drive theory. Newer forms of psychoanalysis useful for more severe dysfunction (ie psychosis, Demise of totally objective therapist (from influence of science) Most neoanalytical views see rlnshp b/w client and therapist as hugely important: melanie klein: o. Introjections of breast is beginning of superego formation.