ABNORMALITY- psychodynamic approach

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Id
From birth. Pleasure Principle. Mass of contradicting desires. Demands satisfaction. Unconscious and instinctive.
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Ego
From 3 years. Reality Principle. Partly conscious/unconscious. Rational and Calculating. Balances demands of Id and Superego.
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Super Ego
From 5 years. Morality Principle. Relentless judge. Parents and society.
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What are the psychosexual stages of development?
Oral, anal, phallic
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What is a Defence Mechanism?
Used by Ego to prevent conflict between id/superego.
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Examples of a defence mechanism?
Repression, regression, denial, suppression, projection
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What is a weakness of the Model of Personality?
Unfalsifiable, can not be operationalised.
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What did freud believe happened during dreams?
normal barrier to the unconscious is lifted
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What are the two types of content involved in dream analysis?
Manifest and Latent content
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Support of Psychoanalysis?
Leichsenrig & Leibing. Systematic review of 24 studies. 23 found psychoanalysis as effective as other therapies.
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Criticism of Psychoanalysis?
V. intense and long term. 4/5 sessions per week over several years
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