Question and answer
1. give a brief explanation of one of the Neo- Freudian psychoanalytic theories, including the theorist and key concepts.
Neo- Freudian psychoanalytic theories, [ including the theorist and key concepts: Erik Erikson: Ego Psychology Key concepts: Importance of social influences on development; identity; identity crisis. Ego performs constructive function- -as opposed to Freud’s mediator function Goals of ego—establish identity; satisfy need for mastery over environment. Powerful and independent part of
personality. Identity: complex inner state includes sense of individuality, uniqueness and continuity with past and present. Term from Erikson—identity crisis—confusion and despair from lacking sense of identity. Uncertain about who you are, your values, lacking direction. Erikson outlined eight stages of personality development that we pass through during our lifetimes. At each stage we are faced with a crisis and two means to resolve the crisis.Ego helps adapt to various conflicts and crises of life. Stages are an interaction of opposites—people have harmonious and disruptive experiences. Conflict or clash between elements produces a basic ego strength. Too little basic strength at one stage results in core pathology (lack hope from infancy—withdrawal) Ego identity shaped by multiplicity of conflicts and events—past, present and anticipated. ]
Expert answered|emdjay23|Points 1588|
Question
Asked 6/8/2013 7:38:29 PM
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.
17,111,252 questions answered
Popular Conversations
What color is rain?
Weegy: The rain does not have a color it is water. If you notice water sometimes has a blue tint because it is a ...
8/22/2014 9:13:22 AM| 3 Answers
Deaths due to lifestyle diseases have declined since the early 1900s. ...
Weegy: Deaths due to lifestyle diseases have declined since the early 1900s. This is FALSE.
8/22/2014 11:58:34 AM| 3 Answers
A valid hypothesis must be testable.
Weegy: A valid hypothesis must be testable. True.
8/22/2014 8:28:55 AM| 2 Answers
The Nautilus is a submarine
Weegy: It is NOT true that the Nautilus is a submarine. User: Nautilus Weegy: We grow in ever-broadening paradigms ...
8/22/2014 8:43:56 AM| 2 Answers
The denouement of the novel is the action following the _____ of the ...
Weegy: The denouement of the novel is the action following the falling action of the novel and moving toward the ending ...
8/22/2014 8:56:11 AM| 2 Answers
Which word in the sentence is the direct object? We met her at the ...
Weegy: The direct object in the sentence "We met her at the county fair last night" is: night
8/22/2014 9:35:39 AM| 2 Answers
Simplify 5(R + 2) - 6.
8/22/2014 11:12:48 AM| 2 Answers
8)An injured person should only be moved if __________ a. The person ...
Weegy: An injured person should only be moved if the person is unconscious.
8/22/2014 12:36:58 PM| 2 Answers
Divide 6/13 by 6/12
Weegy: 12/13 is the answer. 6/13 divided by 6/12 = 12/13 User: What is the sum of 3/8 1/16? Weegy: (16*3 +3)/16 * ...
8/22/2014 1:01:34 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
R
L
1
1
P
C
1
P
1
1
L
P
C
P
C
1
P
C
L
P
C
1
P
C
P
C
Points 1891 [Total 23491]| Ratings 2| Comments 1871| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
L
Points 1494 [Total 5470]| Ratings 5| Comments 1444| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
C
P
C
1
L
L
Points 1439 [Total 15053]| Ratings 7| Comments 1369| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
Points 1369 [Total 9076]| Ratings 2| Comments 1349| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 1201 [Total 16228]| Ratings 3| Comments 1171| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
P
C
1
L
P
C
L
P
C
P
C
P
C
P
C
Points 840 [Total 18411]| Ratings 0| Comments 840| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 458 [Total 5022]| Ratings 0| Comments 458| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 418 [Total 11079]| Ratings 1| Comments 408| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 311 [Total 311]| Ratings 1| Comments 281| Invitations 2|Offline
S
Points 217 [Total 228]| Ratings 3| Comments 157| Invitations 3|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.