Jung And Carl Jung's Theory Of Dynamic Psychology

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Dynamic psychology has a wide group of theories that emphasize the dominant influence of instinct and the importance of developmental experiences. Sigmund Freud, a neurologist and psychotherapist, emphasizes the importance of unconscious processes in normal and neurotic behavior. He suggested the existence of an unconscious element in the mind. This would then influence consciousness and conflicts in various sets of forces. Freud states that there are three elements of personality, ID, superego, and ego. ID is driven by basic wants and needs; these are usually instinctual such as hunger, thirst, and sexual intercourse. Superego is driven by the morality principle with the morality of higher thought and action. Ego balances ID and superego …show more content…
He believed in archetypes; archetypes are “instinctive tendencies that shape human behavior and a situation”. One of the archetypes is: one’s self, this is the center of the psychic person, the wholeness of a person. The center is made up of the unity of the conscious and unconscious process. A person has an attitude; which is described as a person’s tendency to behave in a particular way. There are two opposing attitudes, introversion and extroversion. An introvert in most aware of one’s inner world, the attitude is concerned with subjective appraisal and often gives more consideration to fantasies and dreams. The outward movement of psychic energy characterizes the extrovert, this attitude puts more importance on objectivity and gains more influence from the surrounding environment than by inner cognitive processes …show more content…
It was used to investigate serial rape and homicide cases. The BSU was used to train FBI agents at the FBI National Academy. There they learned about behavior and social sciences. Part of the BSU split off to become the Behavioral Science Investigative Support Unit. The Behavioral Science Investigative Support Unit would focus on investigating and solving the crimes and criminals that committed the crime. In 1994 the Critical Incident Response Group started to include the FBI’s crisis management, behavioral, and tactical resources into one unit, the name changed to the Investigative Support Unit. The program then became known as the BAU. The BAU has been used to investigate numerous terrorist attacks, serial killings, and serial rapes. The BAU was split into three units so that they teams can be more specialized. The first unit deals with counterterrorism and threat assessment. The second unit focuses on crimes against adults. The third unit fights against crimes against children

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