Freud Core Study

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What is the key assumption for Freud's study?
All human behaviour can be explained in terms of the inner conflict of the mind. The structure of the mind is the conscious and the unconscious
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What was Freud's aim?
To report the findings of the psychoanalytic treatment of a five year old boy for his phobia of horses
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What method did Freud obtain for his sample?
Opportunity Sample
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What relation did Hans father had with Freud?
Hans father was an avid fan / Freud treated Mrs Graff before her wedding
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What method did Freud use?
Case Study.
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What was Hans interest in his widdler?
When Hans was three years old he had a lively interest in his widdler. He observed that animals like a horse had big ones. He assumed that both of his parent must have big ones because they were fully grown.
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What is Hans relationship with his mother?
Spent a lot of time alone during the simmer / felt sexual desires.
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What type of sexual energy did Hans feel towards his mother?
libido
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What happened when Hans mother caught him playing with his widdler?
Hans mother threatened 'to cut off your widdler' and told him not to touch it.
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What was the result after his mother catching Hans playing with his widdler?
Hans acquired castration anxiety (fear of having his penis removed) / Repressed his feelings of pleasure.
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What happened when Little Hans turned 31/2 and what was the result?
His sister Hanna was born. This caused a separation that led Hans to feel jealous and create a death wish towards his sister and father.
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What was Hans dreams about giraffes?
There was two giraffes, one big (father), one crumpled (mother), Hans took away the crumpled one, this made the big one cry out, Hans sat on the crumpled one.
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What was the explanation of Hans dream about giraffes?
Related to mornings in parents bed / Father objected to Little Hans getting into bed in the morning.
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What was Hans phobia of horses?
Afraid of horses falling down/ Did not like horses with black bits around the mouth
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What was the explanation of Hans phobia of horses?
Linked to key memory of a white horse falling down/ Secret desire for his father to fall down (drop dead) / Linked to fathers moustache and glasses.
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What was Hans new obsession?
Bowel movements (lumf).
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What did lumf symbolise?
A laden cart that represented his sister and pregnancy.
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What was Hans fears of baths?
Sister might die due to evil thoughts / Unconscious understanding of where babies come from
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What was Hans fear of horses represent?
Resolved feelings for his father
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What made Hans have resolved feelings for his father?
Hans had a dream that he was given bigger backside and widdler like his father.
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What did Hans say to his father in relation to horses?
"Daddy don't trot away from me"
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Name two fantasy's Hans had?
A plumber removed his widdler and gave him a bigger one /Hans described that he was married to his mother and that he was playing with his own children and promoted his father as the role of the grandfather.
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What was Freuds view on children?
They should not be trusted.
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How does Freud's study support his theory of sexuality?
Hans had an early interest in his mother at the age of 3 1/2 / Supports his oedipus complex / the fantasy.
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