Psychoanalytic Personality Assessment

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Psychoanalytic personality assessment Introduction The psychoanalytic view states that there exist inner forces outside a person's awareness, which direct the person's behavior. Modern psychology has been impacted greatly by the psychoanalytic theories of Freud, Jung, and Adler. These three psychoanalysts proposed many concepts and their theories are still been attempted. Their human mind theories changed the world. The three believed that in personality shaping childhood development and parenting played an important role. They also believed that daydreams and dreams were important as well. The impact of the unconscious mind in psychoanalytic analysis was another similarity they all believed. Comparisons and contrasts for psychoanalytic theories Freud emphasized on dreams and sexuality. Freud's psychoanalytic theory states that there are two content levels in dreams, latent content and manifest content. What a person consciously considers and remembers is the manifest content, and its underlying hidden meaning is the latent content. Freud believed that expressed or repressed sexuality was the driving force behind women and men's activities ADDIN EN.CITE Howard S Friedman2012118(Howard S Friedman & Schustack, 2012)1181186Howard S Friedman,Schustack, M.W.Personality: Classic Theories and Modern Research. Howard S. Friedman, Miriam W. Schustack2012Upper Saddle River, NJPearson Allyn & Bacon9780205072835http://books.google.co.ke/books?id=1ShmYgEACAAJ( HYPERLINK l
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