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Psychoanalytic doctrine is based in part on Freud's analysis of his own dreams.

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Freud regarded himself mostly as a philosopher.

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Freud's data were based mostly on experimental investigation.

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Freud's lifelong friendship with Carl Jung greatly influenced the final shape of psychoanalysis.

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Unlike many of his other theories, Freud’s famous seduction theory was one he never changed.

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Freud believed that people are motivated mostly by unconscious urges.

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Ideas that are not conscious but that can become so quite easily are said by Freud to belong to the preconscious.

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The superego serves the idealistic and moralistic principles.

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Psychoanalysis rests on two great instincts or drives: sex and hunger.

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10

The aim of an instinct is to seek pleasure

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11

Neurotic anxiety stems from the ego's dependence on the id.

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Defense mechanisms defend the id against anxiety

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13

Repressions are the most basic of the defense mechanisms because they underlie all other defense mechanisms.

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14

The permanent attachment of libido onto an earlier stage of development best describes the defense mechanism of fixation

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15

Sublimations often benefit society.

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16

The principal source of frustration during the oral period is weaning.

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17

For boys, the Oedipus complex occurs prior to the castration complex.

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For girls, the Oedipus complex occurs prior to the castration complex.

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19

During the 1880's, Freud's practice of psychotherapy was much more passive than it would become decades later.

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20

Freud's theory rates high on falsifiability

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