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Never really aware why we do something

Unconscious Mind

2

Period of growth/development, Freud said childhood behaviors shape how you act when you grow older

Early Childhood

3

Talk about whatever (rambling) comes into your mind

Free Association

4

When you say something that you didn't necessarily mean to say, but your mind was actually wanting you to say it

Freudian Slip

5

Contents of current awareness

Conscious

6

Easy to retrieve material, just beneath the surface of awareness

Preconscious

7

Difficult to retrieve material well below the surface of awareness

Unconscious

8

What are the 3 components of adult personality?

Id, Ego, and Superego

9

Unrealistic, unconscious motivating force in your personality
-motivated by pleasure (pleasure principle)
-you really want something and will do anything to get it

Id

10

Stuck in reality, in the real world and have to do actual behaviors

Ego

11

Morality-difference between what's right/wrong; unrealistic

Superego

12

Strategies used by the ego to satisfy the Id when realistic solutions aren't possible

Freudian Defense Mechanisms

13

When you refuse to accept reality

Denial

14

When you try to justify your behaviors

Rationalization

15

When you take your frustrations out on other non-threatening things

Displacement

16

When you bury unwanted impulses
-key to psychotherapy

Repression

17

When you return to an earlier state of emotional/psychological development

Regression

18

When you argue the opposite of what's bothering you

Reaction Formation

19

When you project your thoughts/feelings to someone else

Projection

20

Channeling socially unaccepted impulses

Sublimation

21

Latency Stage

Ages 6-12, no more internal demands from the ID, child begins social relationships outside the family, social development*

22

Made up of true/false statements, around 500 questions, it evaluates your personality

MMPI

23

Using pics/drawings to determine an image

TAT

24

Using ink blots to make out a certain image

Rorschach (ink blot) test

25

In ancient times, holes were cut in an ill person’s head to let out evil spirits

Trepanning

26

Irrational fear of something that is disproportionate to the threat (specific phobia)

Phobias

27

Fear of being negatively evaluated by others in a social setting

Social Phobia

28

Nearly constant anxiety not associated with a specific thing

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

29

Sudden attacks of overwhelming terror

Panic Disorder

30

Fear of being in a situation from which one cannot escape

Agoraphoria

31

Common Symptoms of PTSD

-anxiety
-emotional numbness/not aware of surroundings
-recurring nightmares
-concentration problems
-flashbacks
-ASD occurs immediately after traumatic event and can last for up to a month

32

Patients often transfer the emotions they’re feeling during therapy onto their therapist (treat them as a parent)

Transference

33

Fighting the therapists’ attempts to help you

Resistance