Assignment Psychodynamic Personality Theories Matrix

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PSY 405 Week 1 Psychodynamic Theories Brochure

Create a 2- to 3-page brochure including graphics, on traditional psychodynamic theories. Here is a suggested format for a tri-fold brochure (front and back on 1 page, folded in thirds):

1. Title and your name

2. Describe personality and how psychodynamic is a part of overall personality theory

3. Describe Freudian theory (very brief, main points of theory, pros/cons)

4. Jung

5. Adler

6. Summarize including any thoughts on overall strengths/weaknesses, and put your references including photo/graphic references (see PowerPoint Hints for reference formating).

A brochure typically has 3 folds (you can do 2).  Use a Word Template for ease.

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PSY 405 Personality Theories University of Phoenix Material Psychodynamic Personality Theories Matrix Using the text for this course, the University Library, the Internet, and/or other resources, complete the following table. Theory Assumptions Reliability Validity Application Psychoanalytic Theory • Psychoanalysis was founded by Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) • Freud believed that people could be cured by making conscious their unconscious thoughts and motivations • Psychological problems are rooted in the unconscious mind. • Obvious symptoms of psychological problems are caused by hidden disturbances • Causes of psychological problems are caused by unresolved issues during development or repressed • Unconscious thoughts and feelings can transfer to the conscious mind • Freud believed the slip of the tongue provided an insight to the unconscious mind • Free association (Patient talks of whatever is on his or her mind • Freud did not understand women so his theory of personality was oriented towards men • He did not understand women because he was a product of his times (society was dominated by men during those times) • Psychoanalysis movement involved an all men club • After World War I women gradually became attracted to psychoanalysis • Depression treated with psychoanalytic approach to some

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