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Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud Psychoanalytic Theory - Intrapersonal

Psychoanalytic Theory Intrapersonal - Introduced by Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud Introduced us to Oedipus complex, hysteria, free association, and dream interpretation, is considered the "Father of Psychiatry". he was concerned with both the dynamics and structure of the psyche. The divided Personality into three parts.
Id The Id developed out of Freud's concept of the pleasure principle. The id comprises primitive, instintual drives (hunger, sex, agression.) The id says, " I want". In Babies
Ego It is the ego , or rational mind that is called upon to control the instinctual impulses of the self-indulgent. The ego says, "I think, I evaluate " 18 months , reality
Superego The superego is the conscience of the psyche and monitors the ego. The superego says, "I should/ I ought." ( Hunt 1994) Relates to age 7 and above
Topographic Model of the Mind Freud's topographic model deals with levels of awareness and is divided into three categories : Unconscious mind, Preconscious mind and Conscious mind .
Unconscious Mind All mental content and memories outside of conscious awareness; becomes conscious through the preconscious mind. Can not access the info .
Preconscious Mind Not with in the conscious mind but can be more easily brought to conscious awareness ( repressive function of instinctual desires or udersirable memories). Reaches consciousness through word linkage. Not easily accessed .
Conscious Mind All content and memories immediately available and within conscious awareness. Of lesser importance to psychoanalysts. Ego controled - easy accessed.
Freud's Psychosexual Development 5 stages : Oral , Anal, Phallic , Latency , Genital
0 - 18 months Oral - Oral gratification
18 mo- 3 years Anal - Independence and control ( voluntary sphincter control)
3- 6 years Phallic - Genital focus. Child becomes interested in his or her own sexual organs
6 - 12 years Latency - Repressed sexuality; channeled sexual drives ( sports ) Stage during which sexual urges often appear to lie dormant.
13- 20 years Genital - Puberty with sexual interest in opposite sex
Created by: rkasiejka27