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30 Cards in this Set

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Pattern of psychological and behavior characteristics so people can be compared
personality is based on interplay of unconscious mental process
Psychodynamic Approach
unconcious of personality- basic impulses and urges
THE PSYCHIC energy contained in the ID
ID'S operating principle guides people toward good feelings
Pleasure Principle
medaties conflicts between ID and the superego
the moral and good concious
way people react to problems in their enviorment that make them who they are
Defense Mechanisms
how your personality develops
psychosexual Stages
mouth is the main center of pleasure
oral stage
anis is the center of pleasure
anal stage
center of pleasure is the genital area
Phallic stage
boy likes mom
Oedipus complex
mom likes dad
electra complex
sexual impluses
latency period
adolenseces to death concsience level
genital stage
personality is the combo. of characteristics that a person is known for
trait approach
factor analytic studies of personality
Big Five Model
personality is seen as the pattern of thinking and behavior that a person learns over time
social-cognitive approach
analyzing behaviors by responses occur under operant reward and punishment
functional analysis
learned responsibilities about probability of sucess in given situations
perceived Self-Efficiency
person's unique preceptions of the world
humanstic approach
growth that motivaties people
actualizing tendency
how a person thinks of themselves
feelings of when an idv. is being evaluated
Conditions of worth
to think of the need for things you don't have
Deficiency Orientation
satisfaction with life
Growth orientation
direct items relating to the tester
objective tests
unstructured stimuli that are percieved many ways
prejective test
ego creates to compromise between the ID and reality
Reality principle