Kirsty McClure

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What are Freud's assumptions of the Psychoanalytic Approach?
Psychic determination - All behaviour has a cause (determinant) and that cause is found in the mind (psyche).
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What is the continuum of behaviour?
Normal and abnormal behaviour differ in degree, not in kind. Abnormal behaviours are extreme manifestations of normal behaviours
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Explain consciousness...
Material we are actively aware of.
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Explain preconsciousness...
Thoughts that are unconscious at this instant but can be recalled into our conscious mind.
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Explain unconsciousness...
A wish/feeling/idea that is inaccessible and unavailable to bring into conscious awareness.
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Explain the pleasure principle...
An urge to have our drives met.
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Explain the reality principle...
Operates according to the actual situation in the external world.
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Tripartite theory of personality - explain the ID...
Pleasure Principle - Present from birth, ID energy (libido) centred on fulfilling needs and reducing tension. Functions unconsciously in adulthood.
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Tripartite theory of personality - explain the EGO...
Reality Principle - Has to mediates between the ID and SUPEREGO and OUTSIDE WORLD to find compromise between desire and morality.
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Tripartite theory of personality - explain the SUPEREGO...
Largely Unconscious - Concerned with moral aspect of mental processes - right and wrong. Is ideological and represents the demands placed on an individual by the external world.
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Psychosexual Development - STAGE and EROGENOUS ZONE aged 0-18 months...
STAGE - Oral, EROGENOUS ZONE - Mouth.
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Psychosexual Development - STAGE and EROGENOUS ZONE age 1.5 - 2 years...
STAGE - Anal, EROGENOUS ZONE - Bowel and Bladder.
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Psychosexual Development - STAGE and EROGENOUS ZONE age 4 - 5 years...
STAGE - Phallic, EROGENOUS ZONE - Genitals.
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Psychosexual Development - STAGE and EROGENOUS ZONE age 6 - puberty...
STAGE - Latency, EROGENOUS ZONE - Dormant sexual feelings.
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Psychosexual Development - STAGE and EROGENOUS ZONE puberty onward...
STAGE - Genital, EROGENOUS ZONE - Mature adult sexuality.
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