Compare And Contrast Sigmund Erikson's Psychosocial Theory

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Sigmund Freud’s theory of psychoanalysis and Erik Erikson’s psychosocial theory have vastly contributed to the world of psychology (Boeree, 2006). Their theories differ in many ways but also share some views. I will attempt to describe and compare and contrast each theory.
Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory
Freud described the mind of an individual in the following way:
The conscious mind is the thoughts, perceptions, etc, that you are aware of at this present moment. It is the tip of the ice berg, in terms of the analogy Freud used to describe the mind (Mcleod, Sigmund Freud, 2013)
The preconscious mind consists of the memories that one is not presently thinking about, but can be brought to mind (Boeree, 2006).
The unconscious mind is the most largest and important region. When compared to an iceberg, it is the deep layer within, the layer one cannot see but is the most vital (Mcleod, Sigmund Freud, 2013). These things include drives or instincts, and maybe repressed memories – those memories which are associated with trauma, those which are threatening to our well being. According to Freud, it is in the unconscious mind where processes occur and is thus the real cause of most behaviour. It is our source of motivation (Boeree, 2006).
The ID, Ego and Super Ego.
Freud developed a more structural model of the mind which consists of the id, ego and super ego (Mcleod, Sigmund Freud, 2013).
The id is entirely unconscious. It translates the individual’s needs into motivational
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