Psychoanalytic Personality Essay example
Shannon A. Colon Lampley
University Of Phoenix PSY/150
September 23, 2015
Dr. P. Edvard Pharel
Psychology goes back ages ago; the three major psychologists are Sigmund Freud, Alfred Adler, and Carl Jung. All have different theories, but some parts of their theories are similar. All theories have the same concept of how one self can identify their own personality. The information that will be given in the next paragraphs would show how old theories from the past can still be shown now in the twenty first century.
To start off with Sigmund Freud’s theory of psychoanalytical personality is known by three factors; Id, Ego, and Superego. Freud argued over the three factors that the cause of the …show more content…
The three Freudian defense mechanisms are repression, denial, and rationalization. The word repression is the ability to relegate painful memories to the unconscious. An example of regression is a daughter witnessing her father committing murder over 21 years ago. Denial is another defense mechanism that is the refusal to accept reality to a painful event. An example of denial is a drug addict saying that they are not using. The final defense mechanism is rationalization is that a student playing games on Facebook instead of doing her homework.…