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Personality: The Psychoanalytic Approach

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Theories of Personality 0:14
    • Pattern of Thinking, Feeling, and Acting
    • Personality Theories Explain Where Our Personalities Come From
    • Trait Theory
  • Psychoanalytic Approach 1:45
    • Sigmund Freud
    • Psychoanalysis
    • Main Ideas
  • The Unconscious 3:56
    • Conscious
    • Preconscious
    • Unconscious
  • Levels of Consciousness 5:17
    • Conscious
    • Preconscious
    • Unconscious
    • Most of Our Behavior, Personality, Beliefs, Habits, and Illnesses Stem From Unconscious Thoughts
  • Psychoanalysis 6:27
    • Root Cause of Behavioral Issues Stem from Unresolved Issues from Past
    • Freud's Method of Treatment: Psychoanalysis
    • Free Association
  • Structure of Personality 8:09
    • Id
    • Superego
    • Ego
  • Defense Mechanisms 11:14
    • Rationalization
    • Projection
    • Reaction Formation
    • Anger Displacement
  • Psychosexual Stages of Development 16:35
    • Oral Stage
    • Anal Stage
    • Phallic Stage
    • Latency Stage
    • Genital Stage
  • The Neo-Freudians 23:43
    • Freud's Followers Who Differed in Several Ways
    • Believed the Conscious Mind Had a Role in Interpreting Experience and Coping the with Environment
    • Sex Drive and Aggression
    • Alfred Adler: Inferiority
    • Karen Horney: Love and Security
    • Carl Jung: Collective Unconscious