Freud, And Sigmund Freud And Carl Jung's Personality

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Personality is an extremely controversial topic. Typically, we think of personality as the way someone acts, and the differences that are individual to the characteristics of a person. Even though it seems so simple, personality has been the subject of a serious and argumentative debate for quite a long time. Dating back to the time of Sigmund Freud and William James, personality was said to be “set by adolescence, and [remain] stable over adulthood.” In contrast, Carl Jung believed that personality was continuously shaped over a person’s lifespan. Several elements play into the study of personality, such as traits, states, emotions, and moods. Looking deeper into the element of traits helps develop the Five-Factor Model. The six sub-scales …show more content…
Those high in this category tend to be very irritable, tense, sensitive to teasing, hopeless, and have a tendency to panic in times of crisis, and give in to temptation. Those with high neuroticism also tend to be more violent, and have more negativity in their daily life. When it comes to extraversion, we deal with temperamental and interpersonal traits. Temperamental deals with those who like to keep busy and are always on the go, whereas interpersonal deals with sociability. Openness to experience refers to imagination, appreciation of the arts, and curiosity when it comes to knowledge. Agreeableness is the only category where both extremes are severely unhealthy, and conscientiousness deals with how hard working a person is, and their …show more content…
As I mentioned before, I have an extraordinary love for deeper meanings, poetry, and art. My dance training has helped shape this for me. I have always shared a great appreciation for the arts. To be frank, I suffered an abusive relationship my freshman year of high school, and somewhat recently I have discovered a love for slam poetry. Growing from my abuse has helped this remarkably, because I have learned to grasp people’s emotions, and eternalize them into something beautiful. I believe finding the vulnerability and differences in a person are their greatest assets, no matter how they utilize them. My weakest personality trait is most definitely neuroticism. Being one who tends to worry has always been a downfall. Whether it derives from my anxiety, I will never know, but it enhances my depression, as well. This has always been a trigger for my trichotillomania, and it is something that I am still trying to learn to control. It has affected the way I view myself, my relationships with friend’s, family, and boyfriend’s. It has also affected those three things in an undoubtably negative

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