"Outline and Evaluate the Psychodynamic Approach in Psychology" 16 mark essay plan

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"Outline and Evaluate the Psychodynamic Approach in Psychology" 16 mark essay plan

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  • Freud:
    • Discovered/invented the notion of the unconscious, which lies at the root of the psychoanalytical method.
  • The Personality:
    • Id - Pure excited energy. Primal urges (aka drives). Seeks pleasures.
    • Ego - Reality principle. Tames the Id. Consciously aware of the demands of others.
    • Superego - Conscience. Inner voice that tells us when behaviour is unnaceptable. Internalised parent.
  • Psychosexual Stages:
    • Oral, Anal, Phallic and Genital..
    • A child desires bodily pleasure in each stage but is denied and restricted by…

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