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    On Humanism and Psychoanalysis The following essay is an interpretive analysis of Psychoanalysis and Humanism as two influential schools of thought in Psychology. In this essay, the main assumptions of each school of thought will be highlighted, starting with Psychoanalysis followed by Humanism. Furthermore there will be a comparative analysis of both schools of thoughts based on both their strength and weaknesses, in attempt to find where the two complement each other and more over to see where

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    Psychoanalysis was founded by Sigmund Freud to make the unconscious conscious. His aim was to gain insight into the unconscious and repressed thoughts, feelings and motivations of people in order to help them understand. Freud focused on bringing the repressed internal conflict (such as development issues or trauma) to a conscious place where the person can easily deal with it. Art is one way in which the individual can express his deepest thoughts by unravelling one’s inner feelings, making them

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    What is Psychoanalysis? According to the dictionary “Psychoanalysis is a systematic structure of theories concerning the relation of conscious and unconscious psychological processes.” (Freudfile.org, 2017). Psychoanalysis is used and described in many forms through sociology, literature, religion, mythology, and many more inciting public interest even though people do not always understand it. Therefore psychoanalysis is also often introduced through media such as TV, radio, and film scripts. Movies

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    occurrences of trauma. They live with the pain deep inside. They have a hard time erasing it and need to learn to leave it in the past. They also do not believe they can get better. Ways to help these patients is with psychodynamic psychotherapy and psychoanalysis as well as cognitive techniques. Psychoanalytical focuses on the effects of trauma in relation to their personality and other dealings in their life. Trauma is the crushing of the individuals’ self-worth leaving them feeling helpless in a terrible

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    Psychoanalysis When people think of psychoanalysis, usually one name comes to mind. This would be Sigmund Freud. Freud, along with Carl G. Jung and Alfred Adler, has impacted the history of psychoanalysis. Further, he has influenced the lives of the men and women during the early 1900s. In today's society, the history of psychoanalysis is continually being discussed among many scholars. Paul Roazen, author of Encountering Freud: The Politics and Histories of Psychoanalysis, has dedicated

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    The Psychoanalysis of 1984 The social structure of George Orwell’s 1984 is based on Freud’s map of the mind and the struggles between the id, the ego and the super ego. The minds of these individuals living in this society are trained to think a certain way. Freud’s theory of psychoanalysis can be applied to Orwell’s 1984. Using Freud’s psychoanalytic approach, 1984’s main character Winston Smith is portrayed as the one who goes against the ideas of the Party. In a Freudian point of view, Winston’s

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    Outline Of Psychoanalysis

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    and the ego; the id being the instinctual trends, the superego plays the critical and moralizing role, and the ego mediates between the two. In attempt to treat behavioral disorders in Viennese patients, Freud used psychoanalysis. According to his book An Outline of Psychoanalysis, he believed this method of treatment would, “cure patients by returning the damaged ego to its normal state”

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    Psychoanalysis is a form of therapy that has been used for years. It offers a way to investigate the unconscious elements of the mind as well as bring repressed memories back into the conscious mind. My German Question is a memoir written by an assimilated Jew that probes his childhood between the years of 1933-1939 in Nazi Germany. Throughout Peter’s experience in Nazi Germany, he used different tactics to try to cope with the trauma. Peter said “I had developed strategies for survival designed

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    mediates between the two to meet the demands of reality and what a person needs. Psychodynamic theories commonly hold that childhood experiences shape personality. Such theories are associated with psychoanalysis, a type of therapy that attempts to reveal unconscious thoughts and desires. The aim of psychoanalysis therapy is to release represses emotions and experiences and to help the patient develop insight into his or her unconscious. Patients may suppress their vulnerabilities, motives, tensions, impulses

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    Psychoanalysis was founded by Sigmund Freud to make the unconscious conscious. His aim was to gain insight into the unconscious and repressed thoughts, feelings and motivations of people in order to help them understand. Freud focused on bringing the repressed internal conflict (such as development issues or trauma) to a conscious place where the person can easily deal with it. Art is one way in which the individual can express his deepest thoughts by unravelling one’s inner feelings, making them

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