Psychodynamic assumptions

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What is the first assumption of the psychodynamic approach?
Adult behaviour is shaped by the unconscious mind
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What does the PA believe?
There is a conflict between 3 parts of the unconscious mind
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What are these 3 parts?
The Id, Ego and superego
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What does this conflict do?
Shape our behaviour
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For example?
A strong id leads to impulsive behaviour
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What is the second assumption of PA?
Behaviour is shaped by childhood experiences and early relationships
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According to Freud what do all children pass through?
5 psychosexual stages.
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What happens if a child becomes fixated at a stage?
Their later behaviour will be affected
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For example?
a child who becomes fixated in the anal stage may be obsessively tidy later in life ( anal retentive)
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