Personality Psychology 3325 Chapter 9
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The life instinct is typically referred to as:
According to Sigmund Freud, a person who smokes or overeats is probably fixated at the ____ stage.
According to Sigmund Freud, which stage of personality development is characterized by the awakening of sexual desire directed outward?
the id, ego, and the superego are always interacting
Which of the following statements about the id, the ego and the superego us true.
Repressors tend to have ____ memories of emotional events than nonrepressors
According to psychoanalysis, adults who are compulsive, overly neat, rigid, and never messy are likely to be fixated at the _____ stage
Which of the following parts of the mind is responsible for upholding social values and ideals and determines what is right and what is wrong?
A conflict between the id and the ego results in _____ anxiety
Sigmund Freud lived most of his life in:
Sigmund Freud called ______ "the royal road to the unconscious"
According to Sigmund Freud, the _____ mind if the part of the mind that contains thoughts and feelings of which you are currently aware
unconscious memories or desires
in the context of psychic determinism, Sigmund Freud believed that psychological problems were caused by:
The ____ is responsible for balancing the demands of reality and the other parts of the mind
Which of the following is a stage of psychoanalysis in which the forces that worked to repress an individuals's disturbing impulse or trauma get redirected to oppose the psychoanalytic process
Sigmund Freud's writings influenced sociology, literature, and fine arts
Which of the following is NOT a criticism of psychoanalysis
allow a person to release unconscious tension
According to Sigmund Freud, a function of dreaming is to:
The metaphor of a(n) ______ is often used to describe the topography of the human mind
his fixed amount of psychic energy
Jose spends most of his time thinking about Sheila, the love of his life. This had led to Jose neglecting his course work. From a Freudian perspective, Jose's neglect of his school work is most likely due to:
it is a desire for immediate gratification
In the context of Sigmund Freud's structure of personality, which of the following statements is true about the pleasure principle?
______ is a defense mechanism that prevents unacceptable thoughts, feelings, or urges from reaching conscious awareness
the projective hypothesis
_____ refers to the idea that what a person sees in an ambiguous figure, such as an inkblot, reflects his or her personality
According to Sigmund Freud, the ____ mind is the part of the mind that contains all the information that you are presently not thinking about but that could easily be retrieved
According to Sigmund Freud, the main reason that drives little boys into giving up their sexual desire for their mothers is:
it holds thoughts and memories about which a person is unaware
According to Sigmund Freud, which of the following statements is true about the unconscious mind?
Which of the following defense mechanisms is especially common among educated persons and involves generating acceptable reasons for outcomes that might otherwise appear socially unacceptable?
Which part of personality redirects energy from potentially problematic and unacceptable outlets into more appropriate outlets?
A person who has a well-balanced mind, one that is free from anxiety, will typically have a:
According to Sigmund Freud, when patients hamper their own therapy, they demonstrate:
_________ is a process that marks the beginning of the resolution of the Oedipal conflict and the successful resolution of the phallic stage of the psychosexual development for boys.
According to Sigmund Freud, a child who has a conflict between an urge to bite and parental restrictions during the oral stage is most likely to develop a _____ personality as an adult.