psycho-dynamic perspective

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  • Created on: 31-05-13 10:32

Key points on the psychodynamic perspective:

Assumption- All behaviour can be explained in terms of inner conflict of the mind

Studies to use- Freud, Thigpen and Cleckly


  • Both studies relied on the 'case study' method, using details of only one participant
  • Both studies attempted to help / influence the behaviour of the participant


  • Freud study collected only qualitative data whilst Thigpen and Cleckly collected qualitative and quantitative…


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