PSY 250 week 2 Psychoanalytic Personality Assessment Paper

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PSY 250 week 2 Psychoanalytic Personality Assessment Paper Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper analyzing the components of the psychoanalytic approach to personality. Your paper should cover the following areas: Compare and contrast the psychoanalytic theories of Freud, Jung, and Adler. What are two characteristics of these theories with which you agree? What are two characteristics with which you disagree? Describe the stages of Freud’s theory and explain characteristics of personality using these components. Describe uses of at least three Freudian defense mechanisms with real-life examples. Include an introduction and conclusion in your paper.

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Running Head: Psychoanalytic Approach to PersonalityTitle:Course Name:Topic Name:Instructors Name:Student Name:Date:Running Head: Psychoanalytic Approach to PersonalityIntroductionPsychoanalytic approaches are only based on the assumption that behind our role, actions andexperience not only rational considerations and conscious awareness but also unconscious drivesand motives that impact our actions and control our behavior (Freud S, 1905). Psychoanalysis isdefined as a set of therapeutic techniques and psychological theories that were well developed bySigmund Freud. The main idea of psychoanalysis is the belief that all people have unconsciousdesires, thoughts, feelings, and memories. Human personality constructed by three importantparts i.e the id, the ego, and the superego (Freud S, 1905). The id is embraced mostly ofinstinctual drives for food and sex. Basically these particular drives are unconscious and result inhappiness when they are fulfilled, and anxiety, and frustration when they are dissatisfied. Theego is related to id which urges recognizes that immediate satisfaction of the id and thecomponent that has undergone socialization is not always possible. The act way of superego likethe ego, as a moderator of human behavior; but whereas the ego restrained urges only based onsocial limitations, the superego operates as a referee of right and wrong (Freud S, 1905).Compare and contrast the psychoanalytic theories of Freud, Jung and AlderIn p

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