Gustav Jung Personality

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Carl Gustav Jung was born on July 26, 1875 in Kessewil, Switzerland. He came from an educated family and took an interest in foreign languages and ancient literature from a young age. As a teenager, he went to a boarding school where he was often a victim of harassment and developed a tendency to faint under pressure. He wanted to be an archaeologist, then studied medicine, then decided to be a psychiatrist. After he graduated, he worked at Burghoeltzli Mental Hospital in Zurich under Eugene Bueler, the man who named schizophrenia. He also taught classes at the University of Zurich and had a private practice. In 1903, he married Emma Rauschenbach. Jung had admired Sigmund Freud for a long time when they finally met in Vienna, Austria in 1907. On that day, Freud canceled all of his appointments for the rest of the day and he and Jung talked for thirteen hours straight because they had such a great connection. They developed a fast friendship and Jung was one of Freud’s closest colleagues for the following several years. However, Jung was never entirely sold on Freud’s ideas and their friendship began to collapse in 1909. During World War I, Jung went through a long process of self-exploration that helped him to develop his later theories. He recorded his dreams, fantasies, and visions, as well as drew, painted, and sculpted them. After the war, Jung traveled to places like Africa, America, and India. He retired in 1946 and died in Zurich on June 6, 1961. One of Jung’s most popular theories is his theory of personality. Jung’s model of typology grew out of his extensive study of literature, mythology, aesthetics, philosophy, and psychopathology. This theory has to do with the way people habitually and preferentially orient themselves in the world. Jung’s initial motivation for investigating typology was to try to understand why Freud’s view of neurosis was so different from Adler’s. Freud saw his patients’ experiences as being very dependent on outside objects, often their parents, while Adler’s emphasis was on one’s individual experience of seeking security. He ended up concluding that it was because Freud was extroverted and Adler was introverted. There is no explanation for why people have the
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