psychodynamic theory

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  • Psychodynamic Approach
    • Assumption 1
      • Behaviour is influenced by three parts of the mind
      • Tripartile personality
      • id, ego, super ego
    • Assumption 2
      • Behaviour is influenced by early childhood experiences
    • Theory
      • Freuds Theory of Personality
        • Psycho sexual stages
          • Oral stage
          • Anal stage
          • Phalic stage
            • Oedipus Complex
            • Penis envy
          • Latency stage
          • Genital stage
        • Little Hans
          • Phobia of horses
    • Therapy
      • Dream Analysis
        • All dream content is motivated by wish fufilment
        • Sigmund Freud
        • Assigning meaning to dreams
      • Access the unconscious
        • Peoples sub conscious is brought into conscious
        • Representations in dreams show unconscious thoughts
    • Methodology
      • Case Studies
        • Open to subjective interpretation
        • Low external validity
        • Hard to generalise
        • Rich in depth data
        • Qualititative data
        • very descriptive and a great dela of insight
        • Idiographic
      • Clinical interviews
        • Acurate diagnosis of mental ilness
        • Usefull aplications
        • Qualititative
        • Interviewer Bias
          • Leading questions
        • Subjective
        • Open to interpretation

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MrsMacLean

A very colourful way of outlining the Psychodynamic approach!

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