Some Tips for Personality Development

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What is personality? Personality can be defined as the various enduring and distinctive patterns of behaviour and thought that are characteristic of a particular person. Experts differ on the how and why of development of our adult personality. Some believe it is a result of the expression of genetically determined traits, others claim they are creations shaped by environmental influences, while yet others attribute it to the product of interaction between nature and nurture. In the following series, we try and understand some of the prominent theories of personality development. Freud’s Theory of Personality Development One of the earliest theories of personality development was given by the ‘Father of Psychiatry’, Sigmund Freud. Freud emphasized the role of childhood experiences in shaping the adult personality. He claimed that childhood experiences are repeated throughout life and are critical in determining one’s adult relationships. It is now known that childhood experience is pivot

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Personality Development Theories Freuds Theory of Personality DevelopmentJuly 19, 2012ByDr Abha Bang0 Comments and 0 ReactionsDr Sigmund Freuds theory of personality development is one of the most popular, and also most controversial theories of modern psychiatry. Read more about the various stages Freud believed an individual needed to successfully complete to develop a healthy personality.What is personality?Personality can be defined as the various enduring and distinctive patterns of behaviour and thought that are characteristic of a particular person. Experts differ on the how and why of development of our adult personality. Some believe it is a result of the expression of genetically determined traits, others claim they are creations shaped by environmental influences, while yet others attribute it to the product of interaction between nature and nurture. In the following series, we try and understand some of the prominent theories of personality development.Freuds Theory of Personality DevelopmentOne of the earliest theories of personality development was given by the Father of Psychiatry, Sigmund Freud. Freud emphasized the role of childhood experiences in shaping the adult personality. He claimed that childhood experiences are repeated throughout life and are critical in determining ones adult relationships. It is now known that childhood experience is pivotal in creating neural networks that shape the personality and persons e

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