Personality Theories exam 1

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Personality Theories exam 1
2011-10-23 14:00:41
Personality Theories exam

Personality Theories exam 1
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  1. Adler EGO
    Adler feld EGO was creative not reactive

    bringing ideas to fruition was the purpose of mankind
  2. Adler Oedipus complex
    male child does not attempt to posses the mother, but strives to attain superiority over his father
  3. Adler Narcissim vs social interest
    Contratry to frued, Adler felt narccism went against human tendency and was a deficency.

    though that humans should develope a healthy social interest in the wellbeing of others
  4. Adlers Motivation toward goals or staifying drives
    did not think people were motivated by silencing the discomfort of biological needs, but rather a motivation to acheive their goals
  5. Adler Unity vs Fragmentation
    though personality tended toward becoming a whole unit. Unlike frued wo had them being fragmented opposing parts
  6. adler dreams
    attempt to solve problems of the concious world
  7. Adler - Organ Inferiority
    Felt that physicals inferiorities drove people to overcompensate and use these new skills as careers, ect.
  8. Adler - Drive
    Drives are several components that all work together to make the person function.

    Drives can be transfored to the opposite- drive to eat become annorexia

    Displacement - love for father transfers to love for another authority

    Inward redirection- Drive to see becomes drive to be looked at

    displacement onto a strong drive - blocking sex drive increases drive to look at sex
  9. Adler- Masculine protests
    drive for men and women to strive for superiority

    peoples organ inferiorites translate fellings of being less than others.