Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 18

T R I C H O T I L L O M A N I A

T R I C H O T I L L O M A N I A  OR PULLING HAIR It is a hair-pulling disorder, this is a mental disorder that involves an irresistible urge to pull out hair. This behavior occurs to the point of noticeable hair loss. The most common areas for hair pulling are …

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Dec 18

CARL JUNG (Personality Theory) Part I

Carl Jung created eight-distinct personality types. Introversion and Extroversion, and four functions for each one. • Extroversion – Our energy moves toward the outer world of people, places and things; the world outside of us. • Introversion – Our energy moves toward the inner world of thoughts and ideas; the world inside of us. The essence of …

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Dec 18

Freudian Child Development Part II

Phallic Stage  According to Freud, children go through five psycho sexual stages of development: You already studied Oral Stage, and Anal Stage. Phallic Stage which is the third and one of the MOST important stages of psycho sexual development. The third psycho sexual stage of development is called Phallic Stage. This extents from approximately 3 to 6 years old. During the …

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Dec 07

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Dec 07

Children and Psycho sexual Stages of Development Part I

According to Freud, Children Go Through Five Psychosexual Stages of Development: Freudian Child Development: Oral Stage The oral stage begins at birth and continues until the child is approximately 1 ½ years old. During this stage the erogenous zone is the mouth. The child derives pleasure from nursing his/her mother’s breast and from orally exploring his/her environment …

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Dec 07

Major Differences Between Freud and Jung

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1- Freud and Jung were good friends for many years, and Jung considered Freud as a good mentor. 2- They both believed in the matter of the unconscious mind; especially in interpreting the dreams, but Jung believed unconscious mind has many layers as you fans saw a post on Wednesday . 3- Freud’s line of …

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Dec 05

Emptiness

Some people say the human soul is like a perfect mirror, reflecting life, love and existence.Others say it is a like a clear lake,upon which a life is reflected. But, we should not think of the soul as anything at all. More specifically, we should not see it as discrete and separate from our self and …

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Dec 05

Transactional Analysis

Transactional analysis, is an integrative approach to the theory of psychology and psychotherapy. It is described as integrative because it has elements of psychoanalytic, humanist and cognitive approaches. TA was first developed by Canadian-born US psychiatrist Eric Berne, starting in the late 1950s. Outline According to the International Transactional Analysis Association, TA ‘is a theory …

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Dec 05

The Concept of Persona in Jungian Theory

Has ever anyone told you? “B E  Y O U R S E L F !” The word persona itself is derived from the Greek word for MASK, and it is one of the: Five Jungian Archetypes.The persona is how we present ourselves to the world. The persona represents all of the different social mask …

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Dec 05

Freudian Defense Mechanisms Part V

In order to deal with conflicts and problems in life, Freud stated that the Ego employs a range of defense mechanisms. Why Defense Mechanisms? Defense Mechanisms operate at an unconscious level and help deflect unpleasant feelings (such as: anxiety). Defense Mechanisms make the things good for the individual to feel better . 1) *Projection- Talked …

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