Analytical Essays On Analytical Psychology

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Jung, C. G. (1972). Two essays on analytical psychology Jung’s Two Essays on Analytical Psychology includes the works The Unconscious in the Normal and Pathological Mind and The Relation of the Ego to the Unconscious, which are 1928 revisions of previously written papers. Jung, who was Freud’s well-known disciple from 1909 to 1914, held ideas different from Freud’s and Adler’s that eventually led to personal differences between them, particularly with Freud; their followers have continued these differences. One of the point of disagreement is Jung’s opinion that Freud’s concept of the libido is too concerned with sexuality and that Adler’s will to power is also too simplistic. Alternatively to Freud, he calls the libido the basic tank…show more content…
On the other hand, Freud and Adler had difficulty in refusing the development of both humanity and the individual and were rigid in their beliefs. Jung believed that psychic energy had its foundation in the tension of opposites; this energy could only be used when the proper gradient was found. He also introduced two very different theories of neurosis, with the first focusing the object and the second emphasized the subject, are viewed as manifestations of an oppositional type. The introverted personality type focuses on the subject while the extraversion type focuses on the object; however, these two types are rare observed in their unadulterated state. Moreover, the dynamics of a relationship between individuals who retain contradictory personality types was examined by Jung. Alternatively, to contrast with the concepts of Freud and Adler, they describe neuroses as sometimes allocating useful adaptive functions. The Unconscious in the Normal and Pathological Mind Jung considers and discusses the concept of the collective unconscious as well as its role in the process of transference within psychotherapy. He suggests that the traditional method of dream analysis which must be followed by a discussion when it is believed that the symbols presented originated in the collective unconscious. Jung has noted the process of unification of the
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