Personal Approach To Personal Self-Assessment

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A self-assessment is a thorough evaluation of one’s self and actions and attitudes. When thinking about personal self-assessment approaches or ideas, there are seven theories that come to play when describing a person’s self-assessment. All humans are required to have contrasting personalities and in doing so, scientist and personality theorists come up with several approaches that distinct human beings from one another; some people may have the same personalities, some people may have the same personalities, these seven approaches are what describes people in general. The seven approaches are Freudian, Neo-Freudian, Trait, Biological, Humanistic, Social/Behavioral, and Cognitive. Not each person will have the same approach to their personal self, therefore, when it comes …show more content…
Alfred Adler, Carl Jung, Erik Erikson and Karen Horney were followers of Freud who went on and created their own unique theories of personality. This first quiz I took that was related to this approach was the “Attachment Style Quiz” my results were 5.3 Dismissive, 4.8 Fearful, 4.6 Security and 3.6 Pre-occupation when it came to my personality. I will be taking different assessment and looking through different traits from each theorist that was a part of the Neo- Freudian Approach also and seeing how their ideas of personality describes me. Starting with Alfred Adler he ultimate belief was that people are focused on maintain control over their lives and there’s a single drive or motivating force behind our behaviors. He believed that individuals are always striving for superiority turning weakness into strength have an inferiority/superiority complex adding to this is beliefs he thought this developed during childhood and birth making him

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