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Theories of Pers

psych 243

This theory “aims to specify and predict the circumstances under which individuals think of themselves as individuals or as group members” Social Identity Theory
In modern clinical use, we commonly view personality as Not rigid, but resistant to sudden changes
Horney believed this was the driving force of personality development Safety need
Jung believed this was the driving force of personality development psychic energy
Freud believed this was the driving force of personality development Libido/sexual energy/tension reduction
Adler believed this was the driving force of personality development shift from inferiority to superiority
Erikson believed this was the driving force of personality development conflict and crises between psychosocial stages
What are the four self protective mechanisms according to Horney? Gaining affection, being submissive, attaining power, withdrawing
What are the three neurotic needs according to Horney? Moving toward others, Moving against others, Moving away from others
What are the three principles of psychic energy? Opposites, Equivalence, Entropy
Describe Freud and Jung's difference in opinion on the most important stage of life? Freud=childhood, Jung=middle age
The purpose of ______ is to increase pleasure and decrease pain. Freud conceptualized this as a primal, childlike structure.
Created by: mcollins26
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