Question and answer
Compare and contrast the psychoanalytic theories of Freud, and Kline
Sigmund Freud and Melanie Klein, with a view toward identifying strengths and weaknesses of those theories and their implications for clinical psychotherapy practice. [ The plan of the research will be to set forth the historical and intellectual context in which each theorist operated and then to show how the patterns of their ideas affected and continue to affect the development of clinical
practice. If, as Whitehead says (1978), the whole of Western philosophy can be described as a series of footnotes to Plato, it seems not inappropriate to suggest that a good deal of post-Freudian psychoanalytic theory and practice can be described as footnotes to Freud. For Freud's work very much defined the initial shape of clinical counseling practice, and, despite readily identifiable opposition to Freud's views, it continues to be influential in psychological discourse. To see why that is the case, it is important to recognize that even in its formative stages, Freudian theory was destined to have the imprimatur and structure of the scientific method. His explication of human psychology and behavior, set forth most comprehensively in 1899 (publication date 1900) in his first major text, The Interpretation of Dreams, was completely consistent with that fact. It has been described as the one of the 20th century's "most potent factors of future social change," the other being the automobile (Tuchman 1981, p. 314). ]
Expert answered|ash 24|Points 90|
Question|Rated bad
Asked 9/10/2012 2:38:02 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
what are the psychoanalytic theories of Freud
Weegy: Psychoanalytic theory refers to the definition and dynamics of personality development which underlie and guide psychoanalytic and psychodynamic psychotherapy. [ First laid out by Sigmund Freud, psychoanalytic theory has undergone many refinements since his work (see psychoanalysis). Psychoanalytic theory came to full prominence as a critical force in the last third of the twentieth century as part of 'the flow of critical discourse after the 1960s.[1] Freud ceased his analysis of the brain and his physiological studies in order to turn his focus to the study of the mind and the related psychological attributes making up the mind, something not many psychologists were willing to do. His study then included recognizing childhood events that could potentially lead to the mental functioning of adults. He examined the genetic and then the developmental aspects that made the psychoanalytic theory become what it was.[2] ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 9/10/2012 2:45:07 AM
0 Answers/Comments
are opium poppies illegal to grow in AZ
Weegy: The seeds of opium poppy are legal to possess and consume but growing an opium poppy, even if it is just to obtain your own culinary seeds, [ is illegal. Read more at Suite101: Legal Risk of Growing Opium Poppies: Papaver somniferum is Illegal but are the Flowers Worth the Risk | Suite101.com ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 9/10/2012 3:48:04 AM
0 Answers/Comments
is obama a communist
Weegy: President Obama was a member of a communist organization called "New Party" (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 9/10/2012 4:17:53 AM
0 Answers/Comments
17,958,032 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Solve for x. -5x + 12x - 8x = -24
Weegy: Add -5, 12, and -8 to get -1. So -1x=-24. Thus x=24 User: Choose the answer based on the most efficient ...
10/23/2014 12:33:39 AM| 2 Answers
Who was the poet who wrote The Faerie Queene? A. Francis ...
Weegy: Edmund Spenser was the poet who wrote The Faerie Queene.
10/23/2014 1:19:01 AM| 2 Answers
Emily Dickinson's poem "Success" is ironic because the idea of losers ...
Weegy: True User: Poems compact meaning and make unexpected associations. True False
10/23/2014 6:26:33 AM| 2 Answers
What percent of 115 is 29.9
Weegy: What percent of 115 is 29.9? is 26% User: What percent of 22 is 44 Weegy: The 44% of 175 is: Convert 44% in ...
10/23/2014 7:20:21 AM| 2 Answers
What is the solution set of (x - 2)(x - 3) = 2?
Weegy: 2(x - 2) > 3(x - 2); 2x - 4 > 3x - 6; 2x - 3x > -6 + 4; -x > -2; x User: What is the solution set of (3x - ...
10/23/2014 7:32:32 AM| 2 Answers
Which of the following expressions is equal to 5 - 2m? 7 - 2(m + ...
Weegy: 5 - 2m is equal to 7 - 2(m + 1) User: Simplify 6(x + 2) + 7. User: Simplify 3x + 3 + 2. User: How ...
10/23/2014 7:54:53 AM| 2 Answers
Multiply the following fractions. Reduce your answer to lowest terms. ...
Weegy: 12/35 User: multiply and reduce 1 7/10 x 3/4 Weegy: 5/12
10/23/2014 8:49:48 AM| 2 Answers
The phrase "to jump" is an example of a ...
Weegy: This is True. User: A main clause that can stand alone or function as a whole sentence is a(n) ...
10/23/2014 9:12:57 AM| 2 Answers
The right to privacy inherent in the concept of due process has been ...
Weegy: The right to privacy inherent in the concept of due process has been applied with the most controversy recently ...
10/23/2014 10:16:22 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
L
Points 2497 [Total 14872]| Ratings 0| Comments 2497| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
L
P
C
1
P
C
1
L
Points 1621 [Total 11102]| Ratings 4| Comments 1581| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 864 [Total 13093]| Ratings 0| Comments 864| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 605 [Total 2004]| Ratings 0| Comments 605| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 505 [Total 6299]| Ratings 3| Comments 475| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 482 [Total 482]| Ratings 0| Comments 452| Invitations 3|Offline
S
Points 454 [Total 455]| Ratings 6| Comments 394| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 277 [Total 277]| Ratings 1| Comments 267| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
Points 48 [Total 6282]| Ratings 0| Comments 48| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 34 [Total 3572]| Ratings 2| Comments 14| Invitations 0|Online
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.