Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 03

Freudian Defense Mechanisms Part IV

Why Defense Mechanisms? In Biology, a physiological reaction of an organism used in self-protection, as against infection. But, in Psychology any of the various unconscious mental processes, including denial, projection, rationalization, and repression, that protect the ego from shame, anxiety, conflict, loss of self-esteem, or other unacceptable feelings or thoughts. 1) *Projection- Talked about that. …

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Dec 03

The Concept of Shadow by Carl Jung

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Our shadow is dark, unclear, obscure, unknown, and it will potentially troubling and disturbing us and others. The shadow expresses chaos, wildness, craziness, and madness of our character. The shadow  tends NOT to obey rules; shadow forces us into chaos and battle. We may see the shadow in other people easily and, if we *DARE, …

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Dec 03

The Concept of “SELF” in JUNGIAN Psychology

The self is an archetype that represents the unification of the unconsciousness and consciousness of an individual. The creation of the self occurs through a process known as *INDIVIDUATION* , in which the various aspects of personality are integrated together. For Carl Jung, the *SELF* is not just “ME” but “god.” Carl Jung believed that …

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