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    sociology, or any other related fields, there is usually one person who comes to mind: Sigmund Freud. The well known father of psychoanalysis focused his studies on unconscious desires and conflicts, as well as the effects of childhood and sexual development. Because of the questionable subject matter, Freud’s research is usually regarded very controversially in the psychological and sociological fields. Freud’s Psychoanalytical Theory was based primarily on the unconscious. According to Freud,…

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    belief in the unconscious is found in his various stages of “psychosexual development.” These stages are a human’s unconscious sexual development as they grow and move toward adulthood. There are five stages. The stages are the oral stage, anal stage, phallic stage, latency period, and the genital stage. Freud believed that the oral and anal stages are steps on the pathway toward psychological development and also sexual development. A child has an obsession with the oral cavity when first…

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    To say that Sigmund Freud has not been overwhelmingly influential in the world of psychology would be untrue. His claim to fame and influence on psychology is based on his development of the psychoanalytic theory and theory of the unconscious. Thanks to Freud, psychoanalytic theory and therapy has evolved over the past century and is still taught today. Freud was a free thinker and was the first person to apply deterministic scientific principles to human behavior and psyche. What this means is…

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    The trauma of the rape hinders Maya’s development with personal interaction. Her latency period is filled with silence and withdrawal. Her regression comes in the forms of her muteness to hide the traumatic outcome of her attacker. It is not until the reemergence of her grandmother that she is…

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    Psychologist Carl Jung’s theory is that personal unconscious has a person’s forgotten experiences and ideas that were not completely developed. Another psychologist that agreed but added on was Erik Erikson who came up with the 8 stages of personality development over the lifespan which basically includes what the mind battles with daily in different areas of life. 8 Personality Theories Stewart3 The next, is biological personality theory. This is the theory that I partly agree with but not…

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    Carl Rogers’ proposed that humans have an innate ability for mental growth and that also depends on external factors (Rogers 2007). Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalytic theory strictly focuses on a person’s unconscious thoughts that are repressed from childhood and negatively affected a person later in their adult life (Safran et al. 2014). In addition to the unconscious, Freud also believed that the human mind was made of two other parts, the pre-conscious that holds all of our memories and stored…

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    The first concept within this section is psychosexual theory that was created by Sigmund Freud. This theory is from the psychodynamic model. From the psychodynamic model, I decided on Freud’s concept of psychosexual theory. This concept is relatively important to the development of people. Through this stage, sexual urges motivates the development of the child. Freud conceived the idea that as a person ages, the individual goes through a number…

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    stages placed more importance of social and environmental factors. Freud’s stages developed a better understanding of the psychosexual development based on stages such as, the genital stage which focuses on adult sexuality. Which is where the individual develops a strong sexual interest in people outside of the family. Erikson’s stages focused on the psychosocial development. The stage of trust vs. mistrust defines the first stage which is where the child learns to trust others. This can be done…

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    The aim of this essay is to translate Freuds key theories of personality and the human development. This essay will show how Freud understands the human drives, how he came about the model of consciousness and also the defences against anxiety, and lastly Freud's theory of psychosexual development, Freud was also known as a psychiatrist who discovered psychoanalysis. Sigmund Freud understood the human drive as the life drive (Eros) and the death drive (Thanatos). he (saw) the two drives as…

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    In the reality principle there is good and bad adaptation and the bad adaptations he would call neuroses. Even things that we don 't remember doing from being an infant affects us and how we behave. Freud had a theory he developed called psychosexual development. This is divided into six stages where the libido is fixated on a part of your body. Libido is our sexual desire. The first star is the oral stage. The oral stage occurs between the time of birth to the age of one and the libido is…

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