Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 13

Freudian Defense Mechanisms Part III

Why Defense Mechanism? 5)*Rationalization- Individual tries to justify his or her failure or short coming by giving some excuses. Example 1: Carlo as a student does not do well in his new evening classes. He makes use of rationalization to justify his failure. He always blames the time of the class which is in the …

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Nov 13

ANIMA and ANIMUS by Carl Jung

Ideally, if you read through Jung’s mind, his idea is to get to the point that you can experience all of the qualities of the opposite sex from within yourself. While men have fundamental anima and women have an animus, each may also have the other, just as men have a FEMININE side and women …

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Nov 13

The Concept of the Collective Unconscious Mind by Carl Jung

Carl Jung believed that the unconscious is the part of the mind containing memories and impulses, feelings, and mental states of which an individual is NOT aware. Carl Jung believed that the unconscious mind was made up of two parts: a personal unconscious, and a collective unconscious. 1- The Personal Unconscious: It is obtained from …

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Nov 02

Freudian Defense Mechanisms: Part II

Why Defense Mechanism? In psychoanalytic theory, any of a group of mental processes that enables the mind to reach a solution for conflicts or problems. The Ego is unable to resolve; therefore, the mind uses the defense mechanism to protect the ego from harm and social pain. 1)*Projection 2)*Sublimation 3) *Repression- Repression is the unconscious …

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