The psychodynamic approach evaluation

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  • Created on: 10-11-17 16:02

Strength: had a huge influence on psychology

It has had a huge influence on psychology and Western contemporary thought. It has been used to explain a wide range of phenoma, including personality development, abnormal behaviour, moral development and gender, as well as being significant in drawing attention to the connection between experiences in childhood and later development.

Strength: practical application
The approach has a practical application. Freud brought to the world a new form of therapy: psychoanalysis. Employing a range of techniques designed to access the unconscious, such as hypnosis and dream analysis, psychoanalysis is the forerunner to many modern-day psychotherapies.

Weakness: not scientific and lacks generalisability
Freud's theory is…

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The psychodynamic approach evaluation

  • Created by: gemshort
  • Created on: 10-11-17 16:02

Strength: had a huge influence on psychology

It has had a huge influence on psychology and Western contemporary thought. It has been used to explain a wide range of phenoma, including personality development, abnormal behaviour, moral development and gender, as well as being significant in drawing attention to the connection between experiences in childhood and later development.

Strength: practical application
The approach has a practical application. Freud brought to the world a new form of therapy: psychoanalysis. Employing a range of techniques designed to access the unconscious, such as hypnosis and dream analysis, psychoanalysis is the forerunner to many modern-day psychotherapies.

Weakness: not scientific and lacks generalisability
Freud's theory is…

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