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Id
Desires, urges, instincts, and feelings reside here
Ego
Part of personality that regulates self-concept and decisions
Superego
Part of personality our parents and society help us create
Reaction formation
Defense mechanism of feeling an opposite emotion
Regression
Defencse mechanism of acting more childish
Rationalization
Defense mechanism of making excuses for problems
Repression
Defense mechanism of not thinking about a problem
Displacement
Defense mechanism of taking out anger in another place
Denial
Defense mechanism of not admitting a problem exists
Libido
Moder-day term for sex drive, borrowed from Freud
Fixation
Term for unresolved conflict from childhood stage
Resistance
Therapy technique of monitoring hesitations and editing
Transference
Patient's displacement of feelings toward therapist
Unconscious
Part of the mind Freud said held the key to most problems
Dream analysis
Freud developed first system fro interpretation and study
Dream analysis
Freud developed first system fro interpretation and study
Seduction theory
Controversial idea of fantasized childhood sexual abuse
Psychoanalysis
Name of the science Freud hoped to create
Freudian slip
A spoken "mistake" which reveals hidden feeling
Oedipus complex
A young boy's romantic attraction to his mother
Electra complex
A young girl's romantic attraction to her father
Free association
Therapy technique of going from one thought to another
Anal expulsive
An unusually messy and inconsiderate person
Anal-retentive
Term for a person who is unusually neat and tidy
Defense mechanism
A behavior that helps protect our ego from conflict
Countertransferance
Therapist's displacement of feelings toward patient
Penis envy
Freudian theory of female genital inferiority
Oral stage
Pleasure experienced by sucking and chewing on things
Anal stge
First taste of independence; going to bathroom important
Phallice stage
First sexual and gender awareness, attraction to parents
Latent stage
Oppostie sex peers and sexual feelings avoided here
Genital stage
Mature, adult sexual awareness begins at this point