Personality and the Psychoanalytic Perspective Worksheet, assignment help

Question Description

Answer the following questions using the text, the University Library, the Internet, and other appropriate resources. Your responses should be 175 to 260 words each.

  • How would you describe personality to a person who has no knowledge of the field of personality psychology?
  • What are some key personality features that define you?
  • Are your personality features consistent, or do they change according to the situation?
  • What are the main tenets of the psychoanalytic perspective of personality? What do all psychoanalytic theories have in common?

Complete the following table:


Main components of his theory (90 words minimum)

Significant differences between the two (90 words minimum)



Final Answer



Personality Assessment
Student’s Name
Professor’s Name
Course Name and Number



What is Personality?

Personality refers to the specific individual variations in the characters of people, the way
of thinking, feeling and patterns of behavior. Personality is a concept that takes two wider
approaches in order to be able to fully understand a person. The first approach looks into
variations in a person’s characteristics, for instance, a person’s ability to socialize in a healthy
way. The second approach looks into how an individual brings together the various aspects about
themselves as a whole. The aspects that involve personality are very dynamic and individuals
can have more than one. A person’s personality is what influences a lot of the actions they take,
emotions and generally how they as individuals interact with the world around them. A
personality cannot be just random behavioral aspects exhibited, they have to be consistent over
time so that they can be referred to as personality. A part from being consistently exhibited, the
different aspects of personality also have to strongly influence not just external environment but
internal such as expectations attitudes and self-perceptions (Schultz & Schultz, 2016).
My Key Personality Features
My key personality type is very introverted. The main features of an introvert are
centered more inwardly where most my strength and energy in life is derived from being by
myself as opposed to spending time with others. My introversion is very moderate which means
that I am not co...

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