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1

According to Ego Psychology how does personality develop?

as a result of interaction with and mastery of the social environment with a progressive development throughout the life cycle

2

The ability to differentiate between accurate perception of the self and the environment is known as _____

reality testing

3

The capacity to weigh consequences of actions before acting is the ego function ______

judgement

4

This ego function is the capacity to relate to others

Object relations

5

The ego function of _______ is the capacity to relax hold on reality, to experience aspects of the self not always accessible

Adaptive regression

6

The ability to successfully interact with environment is the Ego Function

Mastery Competence

7

Fitting parts of personality to respond to conflict is the ego Function

Synthetic Functioning

8

In the psychosexual stage of ________ that occurs at (age) the child develops sense of trust in others by being nurtured and loved

Trust vs mistrust 0-1 year

9

In the psychosexual stage of ________ that occurs at (age) the child develops skills that allow him to be autonomous (motor and verbal); child becomes more confident and in control

Autonomy v. Shame and doubt- 1-3 yrs

10

In the psychosexual stage of ________ that occurs at (age) a child is more assertive, engages in exploration, and plays with peers

initiation vs guilt - 3-6yrs

11

In the psychosexual stage of ________ that occurs at (age) a child starts to feel pride in their accomplishments and takes on more projects

Industry v. inferiority - 6-puberty

12

In the psychosexual stage of ________ an adolescent begins to create own identity and look to the future in terms of career and relationships

Identity v. role confusion
11-18yrs

13

In the psychosexual stage of ________ young adults leave home, develop a career and explore intimate relationship

Intimacy v. Isolation
19-30yrs

14

In the psychosexual stage of ________ that occurs during middle adulthood, individuals establish careers,, begin families, and give back to society

Generativity v. stagnation

15

In the psychosexual stage of ________ people tend to slow down, contemplate their accomplishments, and accept their morality

Ego Integrity v. despair 65+

16

What is alloplastic behavior

changing the environment in order to adapt

17

What is auto plastic behavior?

changing one's actions to adapt

18

T or F all human behavior is a result of individuals adapting to their environments?

True

19

Name the 8 stages in the life cycle

1. Trust v. Mistrust
2. Autonomy v. Shame
3. Initiative v. Guilt
4. Industry v. Inferiority
5. Identity v. Diffusion
6. Intimacy v. Isolation
7. Generativity v. Self absorption
8. Integrity v. Disgust

20

Ego psychology focuses on the _______

rational, conscious processes of the egp

21

Treatment plans are made based on assessments of a client at what time?

the present (here and now)

22

T or F healthy behavior is under the control of the id?

False, ego

23

What is another name for coping abilities?

ego strengths

24

What is the goal of ego psychology?

To maintain and enhance the ego's control and management of stress and its effects

25

Anxiety, heightened insecurities, and feelings of mistrust of the world and symptoms of unsuccessful completion of which stage?

trust vs mistrust 0-1 year

26

Children who are overly controlled and not given the opportunity to assert themselves during ______ stage are more likely to lack self esteem, feel inadequate, and be dependent on others

autonomy vs shame 1-3 yrs

27

Children who do not complete the ______ stage are more likely to develop a sense of guilt and lack initiative

initiative vs guilt 3-6 years

28

Children who do not complete the ______ stage feel inferior , doubt their ability, and don't reach their potential

industry vs. inferiority 6-puberty

29

Avoiding intimacy and fearing commitment to relationships during the _____ stage can lead to isolation, loneliness, and depression

intimacy vs isolation

30

A person who does not successfully complete ______ stage can be left confused about their place in the world

identity vs isolation