Flashcards in Psychodynamic Approach Deck (10)
Personality differences arise from unconscious conflicts and desires.
Most primitive; unconscious, infantile; pleasure principle (instant gratification).
Rational, logical; upholds the reality principle (functions within reality).
Conscience; internalized social rules; punishes ego with guilt.
An unpleasant emotional state. Several defense mechanisms protect the ego from anxiety.
Pushing of thoughts, impulses, and memories out of consciousness.
Redirection of an impulse from one channel to another.
Transformation of a forbidden impulse into its opposite.
Attribution of unacceptable thoughts and impulses to another person rather than oneself.