250 Week 2 Psycho Essay
In an attempt to understand the human psyche as it relates to personality, theorists such as Sigmund Freud, Carl G. Jung, and Alfred Adler all developed their theories to describe personality. To better understand the mentioned theorist’s beliefs it is necessary to compare and contrast the various psychoanalytic theories characteristics as well as to make mention of the portions that are agreeable or disagreeable. Also, the stages of Sigmund Freud's theory and Freudian defense mechanisms will be conversed.
Comparison and Contrast of Psychoanalytical Theories
Freud, Jung, and Adler psychoanalytic theories were all created with the purpose to explain the development of personality. Freud’s beliefs …show more content…
Freud Defense Mechanisms
Freud constructed six defense mechanisms; repression, denial, projection, displacement, regression, and sublimation. The denial defense is common in our society, people just block the experience from their awareness rather than dealing with the situation or experience. An overweight person may refuse to admit that eating fast food daily is bad for their health. In the displacement defense mechanism, a person will take out their aggression or frustration on another person or object. A parent who is stressed out at work may come home and