Ppt on id ego superego freud

The Unconscious, Ego Psychology

& moral development The I Conscious and unconscious has an integrative function & provides psychological cohesion mediates between the Id and the Superego The (non-unitary) Executive. Post-Freudian Ego Psychology Anna Freud elaborated the mechanisms that the ego uses to maintain homeostatis, and mediate the impingements from inside (the id, the ucs ego, the superego) and outside (unacceptable reality). Heinz Hartmann developed a theory of the mechanisms of the/


Developmental Approach

, “We’ll study for two hours. Drop by the party and then get to bed.” Superego Id EGO The tripartite structure of personality The psychological apparatus is in conflict ID >>>> EGO <<<< SuperEGO neurotic moral conflict conflict Unconscious CONFLICT can be RESOLVED BY DREAMS NEUROTIC SYMPTOMS DEFENCE MECHANISMS Freud Personality set in childhood Psychosexual stage theory Believed that sexual urges were an important determinate of a person’s/


Sigmund Freud. Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) -Austrian, doctor -father of psychoanalysis One of the first psychologists to study human motivation Freud-believed.

psychoanalysis, compared the human mind to an iceberg. The tip above the water represents consciousness, and the vast region below the surface symbolizes the unconscious mind. Of Freud’s three basic personality structures—id, ego, and superego—only the id is totally unconscious. Personality Structure according to Freud ID-a reservoir of unconscious psychic energy constantly striving to satisfy basic drives to survive, reproduce, and aggress. The/


PSYCHOANALYTIC THINKERS SIGMUND FREUD ANNA FREUD CARL JUNG ERIK ERIKSON ALFRED ADLER.

? CHILDHOOD MEMORIES OF SEDUCTION SEX IS THE ROOT OF ALL NEUROTIC PROBLEMS REAL OR IMAGINED EVENTS FREUD ANALYZES HIMSELF THE DEATH OF HIS FATHER PHOBIAS (INTENSE, IRRATIONAL FEARS) ADDICTIONS: CAN THEY BE CURED? FREUD’S THEORY OF PERSONALITY ID, EGO, SUPEREGO DIAGRAM OF THE HUMAN MIND THE ID INBORN AND UNCONSCIOUS IT IS WHERE INSTINCTS RESIDE LIFE INSTINCTS ARE CALLED EROS THE DEATH INSTINCT THANATOS (DEATH/


Psychodynamic Perspective In his clinical practice, Freud encountered patients suffering from nervous disorders. Their complaints could not be explained.

of these associations and treatment of conflicts created by these associations Psychoanalysis http://www.english.upenn.edu Personality Structure Freud believed that personality developed as a result of our (ego) efforts to resolve conflicts between our biological impulses (id) and social restraints (superego). Id, Ego and Superego The Id unconsciously strives to satisfy basic sexual and aggressive drives, operating on the pleasure principle, demanding immediate gratification of instincts/


The Psychological Approach: Freud. Freud’s Theories The foundation of Freud’s contribution to modern psychology is his emphasis on the unconscious aspects.

energy. It fulfills the primordial life principle, which Freud considers to be the pleasure principle. Freud’s assignment of the mental processes to three psyche zones: the id, the ego, and the superego. Ego is the rational governing agents of the psyche. Though the ego lacks the strong vitality of the id, it regulates the instinctual drives of the id so that they may be released in nondestructive behavioral/


Distinguish the Eros and Thanatos Distinguish the Id, Ego, and Superego I CAN: Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2007.

Id Superego Ego Mind’s storehouse of values, moral attitudes learned from parents and society, same as common notion of conscience Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory Personality Structure Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2007 Id Superego Ego Conscious, rational part of personality Charged with keeping peace between superego and id Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory Personality Structure Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2007 Freud’s Model of the Mind Distinguish the Eros and Thanatos Distinguish the Id, Ego, and Superego/


Unit 10 – Personality Overview Freud’s Psychoanalytic Perspective: Exploring the UnconsciousFreud’s Psychoanalytic Perspective: Exploring the Unconscious.

Pleasure seeking principle –EgoEgo Reality principle Gratify the Id in realistic ways –SuperegoSuperego Develops at age 4-5 years; voice of moral conscience Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory- Personality Structure Human personality results from conflict between impulse and restraint between the Id and the Superego The Ego struggles to reconcile the Id and the Superego Id = sexual and aggressive drives/immediate gratification Ego = “executive” part of personality that strives to realistically/


Unit 10 – Personality Overview Freud’s Psychoanalytic Perspective: Exploring the UnconsciousFreud’s Psychoanalytic Perspective: Exploring the Unconscious.

Pleasure seeking principle –EgoEgo Reality principle Gratify the Id in realistic ways –SuperegoSuperego Develops at age 4-5 years; voice of moral conscience Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory- Personality Structure Human personality results from conflict between impulse and restraint between the Id and the Superego The Ego struggles to reconcile the Id and the Superego Id = sexual and aggressive drives/immediate gratification Ego = “executive” part of personality that strives to realistically/


Fathers of Psychology Wilhelm Wundt 1832-1920 Physiologist Sigmund Freud 1856-1939 Psychologist John Watson 1878-1958 Psychologist BF Skinner 1904-1990.

-1939 Psychologist John Watson 1878-1958 Psychologist BF Skinner 1904-1990 Psychologist Structure of Mind: Freuds Id, Ego, & Superego  How well do we know ourselves?  The unconscious mind  How do our parents shape us?  Developmental influences  What do our dreams mean?  Symbolism in behaviour & experience Psychodynamic Psychology  Psychoanalysis.....  Freud is best known for his theories of the unconscious mind and the defence mechanism of repression/


Freud and Psychoanalytic Theory. Sigmund Freud 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939 According to biographer Ernest Jones, "Freuds Jewishness contributed greatly.

(which includes dreaming, etc.) A theory of personality development (psychosexual theory) A theory of mental structures (id, ego, superego) A theory of psychopathology and symptom formation A theory of psychotherapy Two Fundamental Hypotheses 1. Principle of psychic /on material from his self-analysis and on anthropological studies, Freud developed the Oedipus complex as an explanation of the formation of the ego, the superego, and the id. The traditional paradigm in a (male) child’s psychological /


Morality and Crime Psychology of Crime. Morality and Crime Kohlberg’s Theory Freud’s theory Pavlov’s theory.

unconscious “Ego” Defense Mechanisms Result from interactions between the ID, Ego, and Superego Thus, they’re compromises: Attempts to express an impulse (to satisfy the ID) in a socially acceptable or disguised way (so that the Superego can deal with it) “Ego” /outlaw its sale in the neighborhood Repression Keeping an idea or feeling out of conscious awareness The primary ego defense Freud postulated that other defenses are employed only when repression fails Magical Thinking A thought is given great /


Unconscious Motivation

. Principle 3: Ego development The EGO: Freud’s greatest idea. Ego means “I” in Latin. My Ego is who I am. My concept of self. Freud thought Ego developed out of interplay between the ID and Superego. ID wants pleasure. Superego wants the idea. EGO Develops out the battle. Balance ID and Superego. Impulse versus rules. EGO works through reality principle. EGO wages an endless struggle. Life is not easy for the EGO Superego Ego ID Defense mechanisms EGO needs to/


Father of Psycho-sexual Theory of Development

us to do the moral thing, not the one that feels the best the ego – referees between the id and superego, and deals with external reality (our conscious self) Freud believed that these 3 parts (id, ego, superego) affect our personality development, and our individual behaviour He also maintained that our early childhood experiences, usually involving our relationships with our parents & family, are stored in our unconscious/


SIGMUND FREUD “The father of Psychoanalysis”. Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalytic Perspective 1856-1939 “I was the only worker in a new field.” Love him or.

: Unconscious (larger than the other two). “Underwater” The unconscious: Plays a very large role in how we function as human beings. Most of the work among the Id, Ego, and Superego happens here Personality Structure according to Freud ID-a reservoir of unconscious psychic energy constantly striving to satisfy basic drives to survive, reproduce, and aggress. Irrational, emotional, strong and instinctual. (I want…NOW) The/


BY: MAGGIE, KARLYN, DAVA, NATALIA, MITZI, OLIVIA, AND HEIDI Freud and Psychoanalysis.

 “Executive” --- Mediates between the opposing Id and superego  Example: Cake Healthy personality is a balance b/w the Id, Ego, and Superego Pleasure Principal The driving force of the id that seeks immediate gratification of all needs, wants/March 14, 2010, from http://www.freudfile.org/psychoanalysis/index.html http://www.freudfile.org/psychoanalysis/index.html Sigmund freuds personality theory. (2000). Retrieved March 13, 2010, from http://library.thinkquest.org/C004361/theoryfreud2.html Sublimation. /


Richard Craig, Ph.D. Slide 1 Sigmund Freud Psychoanalytic Theory.

Richard Craig, Ph.D. Slide 8 Structure of the personality Personality is comprised of three components or systems –IdEgoSuperego The Id Latin for “it” Original system of the personality present at birth Contains inherited, instinctual and primitive aspects /with libido still focused on genitalia –Develops desire to share mutual sexual gratification Richard Craig, Ph.D. Slide 31 Freud on Psychopathology and Tx Richard Craig, Ph.D. Slide 32 Psychopathology in Every Day Life Unconscious motives & conflict /


Sigmund Freud: Psychoanalysis “Turn your eyes inward, look into your own depths, learn to first know yourself.” Sigmund Freud ( )

memories, perceptions and thoughts – You can call information into consciousness Structure of Personality Id, Ego & Superego Id – Resides in the unconscious – Reservoir of instincts and libido – Works on the pleasure principle (increase pleasure/ content: Actual dream events – Latent content: Symbolic meaning Research on Freud’s Theory Case study Messy Notes Small and unrepresentative samples Hard to test Freud’s concepts Inaccurate Concepts -Catharsis does not reduce negative emotions -personality /


Modules 19 & 20: Theories of Personality

that we make in everyday speech; such mistakes, which are often embarrassing, are thought to reflect unconscious thoughts or wishes Divisions of the Mind Freud divided the mind into three separate processes; each has a different function interactions among the id, ego, and superego result in conflicts Id: first division of the mind to develop (aka pleasure seeker) contains two biological drives: sex and aggression/


Personality  What will be learned?  Freud  Psychoanalysis  Freudian personality structure  Defense Mechanisms  Neo-Freudians.

of psychoanalysis  dream interpretation  And, without a doubt, his constant references to sex, Sex, SEX! FreudFreud is not so known for:  His research (and heavy experimentation) involving cocaine: “On Coca”  Analgesic/ids desires in realistic ways  Conscious perceptions, thoughts, judgments, and memories  mediates among the demands of the id, superego and reality. Three interacting and conflicting systems (cont’d)…  Id, Ego, and the…  3) SUPEREGO : the “ voice of conscience” that forces the ego/


Sigmund Freud Id, ego and super-ego Ian, Chelsea, Cameron &

http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/freud.html Dummies, “Understanding the Id, Ego, and Superego in Psychology”, 2010, http://www.dummies.com/how- to/content/understanding-the-id-ego-and-superego-in- psycholog.html, April 23, 2010.http://www.dummies.com/how- to/content/understanding-the-id-ego-and-superego-in- psycholog.html New World Encyclopedia, “Ego, super-ego and id”, Sept 4/2008, http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Ego,_supereg o,_and_id#Critique April/


Psychoanalytic Theory Personality According to Sigmund Freud.

your unconscious ID The Psychodynamic Perspective: Freud’s View of the Mind Psychoanalytic Approach Conscious – all things we are aware of at any given moment Psychoanalytic Approach Preconscious – everything that can, with a little effort, be brought into consciousness Psychoanalytic Approach Unconscious – inaccessible warehouse of anxiety- producing thoughts and drives The Psychodynamic Perspective: The Id, Ego, and Superego Psychoanalytic Divisions of the Mind Id—instinctual drives/


Warm-Up Describe your personality. Why do you think you are this way? OBJ: SWBAT identify and describe aspects of Freud’s structure of personality and.

…at times, you’re extraverted, affable, & sociable; at other times, you’re introverted, wary, & reserved” Freud’s Structure of Personality Conscious— Acute awareness Preconscious— Just under awareness; easily known Unconscious— Well below awareness; Difficult to know but very influential Superego Consciousness Ego Id Id, Ego, and Superego Watch this short video on Freud’s structure of personality. Write down 3 interesting facts as we are watching the movie/


Sigmund Freud & Psychoanalytic Theory But, before we get to Siggy himself, let us consider… …personality, which is… …an individual’s unique and relatively.

present at birth - biological does not distinguish between reality and fantasy operates according to the pleasure principle Ego - develops out of the id in infancy understands reality and logic mediator between id and superego Superego - societal internalization of society’s moral standards responsible for guilt Sigmund Freud & Psychoanalytic Theory Id & the Pleasure Principle Pleasure principle - drive toward immediate gratification, most fundamental human motive Sources of energy Eros/


About Freud. Watch for the questions on Anna O. and on Jeffrey Masson questions on Anna O.Jeffrey Massonquestions on Anna O.Jeffrey Masson Lucie Johnson4-26-04.

SOCIAL REALITY, and the SUPEREGO develops. The EGO encounters a limiting SOCIAL REALITY, and the SUPEREGO develops. There is always conflict Health is a balance between the ID and the SUPEREGO. Health is a balance between the ID and the SUPEREGO. The superego can be too weak or too stringent. The superego can be too weak or too stringent. Freud and the theory of recapitulation The id, for Freud, reflected a more/


Psychoanalysis Developed by Sigmund Freud Developed by Sigmund Freud Psychoanalysis is both an approach to therapy and a theory of personality Psychoanalysis.

physiologist teaching at the University of Vienna 1881: Obtains his medical degree 1881: Obtains his medical degree Jacob Freud’s family, Vienna, 1878 Trains at Vienna General Hospital, 1582-1585 1885-1886 Studies in France with French/ to the pleasure principle Ego—develops out of the id in infancy Ego—develops out of the id in infancy understands reality and logic understands reality and logic mediator between id and superego mediator between id and superego Superego Superego internalization of society’s /


PERSONALITY Freud. Psychodynamic Personality Theory  A model of personality that assumes that inner forces (needs, drives and motives) shape personality.

and positive models presented to the child.  These 2 parts communicate their requirements to the ego with feelings like pride, shame, and guilt. Homer as Ego, Id & Superego Psychosexual Stages  Oral Stage  Birth to about 18 months.  The focus of pleasure / today, were immature. Defense Mechanisms  According to Freud, we have two drives; sex and aggression. Everything we do is motivated by one of these two drives and are what drives the id, ego and superego.  Sex represents our drive to live, prosper,/


Sigmund Freud Austrian neurologist and father of the psychoanalytic Theory.

that people often act for reasons of which they are not conscious. Id, Ego, Superego Sigmund Freud proposed that the unconscious was divided into three parts: Id, Ego, and Superego. The Id represented primary process thinking; our most primitive need gratification type thoughts. The Superego represented our conscience and counteracted the Id with moral and ethical thoughts. The Ego stands in between both to balance our primitive needs and our moral/


Who Are You? A study in Human Personality. In this Chapter we will discuss… Sigmund Freud – the basic structure of the psyche – his psychosexual theory.

conscience. Three main players carry all this drama out ID: The seat of our impulses EGO: Negotiates with the ID, pleases the superego Superego: Keeps us on the straight and narrow Id The first character in Freud’s drama of personality is the Id. Have you ever wanted something bad? Desired something? According to Freud DESIRE comes from the Id. The Id contains all of our most basic animal and primitive/


Personality The Psychodynamic Perspective  Freud’s model of the mind and personality structure  Psychosexual stages  Defense mechanisms  Neo-Freudians.

this unit to the intro unit, and you will connect this one to the therapy unit later Know strengths and criticisms for each of the theories More AP info… Psychoanalytic (Freud) id, ego, superego Psychodynamic (Adler, Jung, Horney)- relationships Humanistic (Maslow, Rogers) Trait (Allport, Cattell) cardinal, central, Big 5 Social-cognitive (Rotter,, Bandura, Seligman) locus of control, reciprocal determinism, page 631 Behaviorists (Skinner) conditioning/


1. 2 Personality  Psychodynamic theory  Freud’s model of the mind and personality structure  Psychosexual stages  Defense mechanisms  Neo-Freudians.

this unit to the intro unit, and you will connect this one to the therapy unit later Know strengths and criticisms for each of the theories More AP info… Psychoanalytic (Freud) id, ego, superego Psychodynamic (Adler, Jung, Horney)- relationships Humanistic (Maslow, Rogers) Trait (Allport, Cattell) cardinal, central, Big 5 Social-cognitive (Rotter,, Bandura, Seligman) locus of control, reciprocal determinism, page 631 Behaviorists (Skinner) conditioning/


1 Psychoanalytical theory (Freud) and Psychodynamic theory (Adler and Jung)

order Karl Jung  Activity 2 Introversion/Extroversion 18 Recap Freuds structure of personality Structure of personality  IDEGOSUPEREGO “you have an assignment due but you decide to watch your favourite movie on television” Give examples of a person’s behaviour when  IDEGO SUPEREGO Is in control 19 Possible explanations ID - Watch the movie, because you want to Ego – finish you assignment and as soon as you hand/


Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) Founder of psychoanalysis Proposed the first complete theory of personality A person’s thoughts and behaviors emerge from tension.

of the mind that is a reservoir of mostly unacceptable thoughts, wishes, feelings, and memories The Mind According to Freud The Psychodynamic Perspective: The Id, Ego, and Superego Module 17: Psychodynamic and Humanistic Perspectives 90% of the Iceberg Rests Beneath the Surface of the Water. Freud believed that people were like icebergs – only allowing a bit of their personalities to be seen and hiding the/


The Psychoanalytic Perspective Chapter 13, Lecture 2 “For Freud the determinist, nothing was ever accidental.” “In such ways, Freud suggested, the twig.

social restraints (superego). Id, Ego and Superego The id unconsciously strives to satisfy basic sexual and aggressive drives, operating on the pleasure principle, demanding immediate gratification. The ego functions as the “executive” and mediates the demands of the id and superego. The superego provides standards for judgment (the conscience) and for future aspirations. “Just as the body unconsciously defends itself against disease, so also, believed Freud, does the ego unconsciously defend/


About Freud. Lucie Johnson 11-25-06. How to access the unconscious? FFrom hypnosis FTo free association FTo the study of dreams FTo the observation of.

limiting REALITY, and the EGO develops. FThe EGO encounters a limiting SOCIAL REALITY, and the SUPEREGO develops. There is always conflict FHealth is a balance between the ID and the SUPEREGO. FThe superego can be too weak or too stringent. FHealth is a balance between the ID and the SUPEREGO. FThe superego can be too weak or too stringent. Freud and the theory of recapitulation FThe id, for Freud, reflected a more/


Sigmund Freud (1856-1939 Austria) The father of psychoanalysis & psychosexual theory.

and looks for the rational decision Part of mind that tries to keep Id in check to protect you from wrath of superego Ego = self-identity Ego develops as one ages and progresses through developmental stages Visual model of the 3 part’s of the human psyche (mind) Application of Theory: Id, ego, superego Written response on loose leaf. Make sure you use and underline or highlight/


THEORIES OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Chapter 2. Main Points  Developmental Theories and the Issues They Raise  Freud: Psychoanalytic Theory  Erikson: Neo-Freudian.

on nature (biological instincts) Freud: Psychoanalytic Theory  Id, Ego, and SuperegoId All psychic energy contained her Impulsive, irrational, selfish part of personality Seeks immediate gratification  Ego Rational side of personality Realistic ways to gratify instincts Capable of postponing pleasure  Superego Internalized moral standards (developed age 3-6) Superego insists that people find socially acceptable outlets for id’s undesirable impulses  Id, ego, and superego conflict common/inevitable/


3 Structures of Personality Freud’s Psychoanalysis Theory Id Ego Super ego.

-ridden or self-righteous How it all works We get impulses from the id The ego works to satisfy them The super ego approves or disapproves The ego must satisfy the id without offending the moral guidelines of the superego How can the ego handle it? To help the ego do this, the unconscious mind uses ego defense mechanisms Methods of behavior and thoughts which help protect the idealized/


 COGNITIVE Theory – Piaget  LEARNING Theory – Skinner  SOCIAL LEARNING Theory-Bandura  PSYCHODYNAMIC Theory - Freud  ATTACHMENT Theory - Bowlby.

their own behaviours so the child does not copy them. Parent should avoid Contradictory behaviour. Freud believed that the human personality is organized through three major systems: 1. The Id 2. The Ego 3. The Superego Freud’s Theory – development is influenced by unconscious motivations. Freud’s Theory – development is influenced by unconscious motivations. Ego Superego Id The Mind’s manager Innate Urges Morals  “The sole function of the/


Psychodynamic Approach Associated with Sigmund Freud.

The Psyche –the tripartite structural model Id: Instincts Pleasure principle Superego: Conscience Morality Ego: Conscious Reality principle Personality Development Freud believed that the id, ego and super ego were separate and conflicting forces, They need to be balanced for good mental health and normal behaviour Personality Id Ego Super Ego Development of the ID, EGO and SUPEREGO At birth, personality is ruled by ID (pleasure principle) Early childhood (~1yr), EGO starts to develop (reality principle/


Serial Killers Intro to Profiling. Types of Killers Psychotic killer: murders as a result of mental disorder and is out of touch with reality Ego-Syntonic:

of alcohol and drug abuse -Illegitimate birth -Signs or genetic disorders -Biochemical symptoms -Feelings of helplessness and incompetence Freud The id: the first structure of the psyche, the one with which the child is born Consists of instincts, urges/but various factors can delay or retard its development The id or superego can be so overpowering that one of the two completely dominates the ego Superego The superego: the conscience that develops from the ego, starting at about the end of the Oedipus phase/


Personality 1. Structure of Personality Freud’s Theory

predict behavior His observations were not scientific Over-reliance on case studies of disturbed individuals Biased against women Freud attributed women’s reports of childhood sexual abuse to unconscious conflicts and a weak superego Neo-Freudians They Accept: In addition, they recognize: notions of id, ego, superego dynamics of anxiety and defense mechanisms importance of unconscious shaping of personality in childhood In addition, they recognize/


Philosophy Theorists Freud, Adler, Maslow, Erikson.

to awareness. “Dump box” for urges, feelings and ideas tied to anxiety. Iceberg Cont… Much of Freud’s work on the ID, Ego, Superego comes from this theory. Believes Information passes easily between conscious and preconscious. To access truly unconscious information from the mind you need a psychoanalyst. ID, EGO, SuperEgo ID - ID - Pleasure seeking 100%. You are here to serve me. Ex: An infant or young child mentality/


Sigmund Freud 1856-1939 1856-1939 one of the most creative periods in history of science one of the most creative periods in history of science 1859 --

or moral overseer SuperEgo controls those impulses whose uncontrolled expression would endanger stability of society. SuperEgo controls those impulses whose uncontrolled expression would endanger stability of society. Organization of Personality Id --- is the product of evolution & biology Id --- is the product of evolution & biology Ego --- interaction with environment & Cognition Ego --- interaction with environment & Cognition SuperEgo --- product of socialization SuperEgo --- product of socialization


Dr. Ghadah F. AL-Saad. M.S.C, Psych. Ph.D.. Sigmund Freud : neurologist was the founder of psychoanalysis. Psychoanalysis is a comprehensive approach.

-aggressive behaviour 10. Acting-out 11. Dissociation  Psychoanalytic theory of neurosis /Freud  Neurosis a mental disturbance involving abnormalities of thoughts and behaviour attitudes and emotions. Classical neurosis: Hysteria, Obsessions, and depression the symptoms are ego- dystonic. The intrapsychic conflict leads to compromise among the agencies id, ego, superego of the mind. Anytime the ego is confronted with impulses that, gratified, would lead to psychic danger, the/


 Sigismund Freud  May 6, 1856  Freiberg, Moravia  theories often a product of the zeitgeist.

corresponds with Einstein  1938: anti-semitic persecution  Nazis burned Freuds books  Sept. 23 rd, 1939 dies  The ideas..  The man…  Psychic Determinism  Internal Structure  Psychic Conflict  Mental Energy Consciousness Preconscious Unconscious  sexuality and life instincts :  aggression and death instincts:  Brain v. Mind  Brain – physical organ  Mind – ID, EGO, SE  Superego –  Ego –  ID –  ID (translated as "the it")  uncivilized, selfish, illogical, impulsive, pleasure-seeking  at/


Personality Modules 28-29 Notes. Psychodynamic Perspective on Personality Sigmund Freud proposed psychology’s first and most famous theory on personality:

of the Mind Personality grows out of basic human contact between the various levels of the mind: Id Superego Ego Freud’s View of the Mind Id Present at birth Strives to satisfy basic sexual and aggressive needs Pleasure principle- demands instant gratification Freud’s View of the Mind Superego Internal ideal and judgment (your conscience) Develops as children interact with parents, peers, and society Basically focuses/


Sigmund Freud Who is the founder of psychoanalysis?

. Genital Stage Latency stage- the primary focus is the further development of intellectual, creative, interpersonal, and athletic skills. Latency Stage When someone interferes with one of the stages, Freud believed that the child’s pleasure seeking drive would become stuck on that stage. This is known as fixation. Fixation What are the three parts to the minds structure? Test Question Id Ego Superego Answer


PSYCHODYNAMIC APPROACH. HISTORY AND CONTEXT  Sigismund Freud was born in Vienna on the 6 th of may 1856.  Freud came up with the psychodynamic approach.

to further analysis. THE STRUCTURE OF THE PERSONALITY  Freud described personality as tripartite (made of 3 parts) these are known as the id, ego and superego.  Freud saw these three components in an ongoing dynamic relationship. It is believed that a healthy adult has a strong ego, and able to mediate between the id and the superego. However the id or superego can take the main role meaning the person/


The Id, Ego, and Superego Source: Hazell with Blair additions.

no accident.  Psychoanalysts believe that we all have inner forces that we are not aware of that direct our behavior.  So Freud would say that Bob’s slip reveals that he has unresolved feelings for his ex (the unconscious mind.) Superego Ego Id The things of which we are aware/reveal to others What is hidden from public view  “It is the dark, inaccessible/


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