Flashcards in Chapter 2 T/F Deck (20):
Psychoanalytic doctrine is based in part on Freud's analysis of his own dreams.
Freud regarded himself mostly as a philosopher.
Freud's data were based mostly on experimental investigation.
Freud's lifelong friendship with Carl Jung greatly influenced the final shape of psychoanalysis.
Unlike many of his other theories, Freud’s famous seduction theory was one he never changed.
Freud believed that people are motivated mostly by unconscious urges.
Ideas that are not conscious but that can become so quite easily are said by Freud to belong to the preconscious.
The superego serves the idealistic and moralistic principles.
Psychoanalysis rests on two great instincts or drives: sex and hunger.
The aim of an instinct is to seek pleasure
Neurotic anxiety stems from the ego's dependence on the id.
Defense mechanisms defend the id against anxiety
Repressions are the most basic of the defense mechanisms because they underlie all other defense mechanisms.
The permanent attachment of libido onto an earlier stage of development best describes the defense mechanism of fixation
Sublimations often benefit society.
The principal source of frustration during the oral period is weaning.
For boys, the Oedipus complex occurs prior to the castration complex.
For girls, the Oedipus complex occurs prior to the castration complex.
During the 1880's, Freud's practice of psychotherapy was much more passive than it would become decades later.