Freud's Psychoanalytic Perspective By Sigmund Freud

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Psychoanalytic Perspective by Sigmund Freud
The theorist of choice in this paper is Sigmund Freud. Freud is the father of psychoanalysis, which focuses on the unconscious aspect of personality. The psychoanalytic theory views the human mind as an iceberg, which is mostly hidden in the unconscious (Jones, Ernest, 1957). In other words, the conscious mind is similar to the tip of the iceberg, which can be seen. The unconscious side is mysterious and hidden (Jones, Ernest, 1957). The unconscious also has aspects of a person’s personality of which one is always unaware. The conscious part is that which one is always aware of. The preconscious part is not in immediate awareness but is accessible. This essay aims to discuss Sigmund Freud and his
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Sigmund Freud
Freud and Adler worked together from the beginning in the development of psychoanalytic theory (Adler & Fleisher, 1988). After 10 years, they parted ways. Adler was opposed to Freud’s focus on the sexual nature and its effect on the human psyche (Corey, 2009). Therefore, Adler replaced Freud’s excessive focus on sexual motivation and brought in the concept of inferiority complex (Corey, 2009). The two parted ways because Freud was intolerant to ideas that divergent his own.
Freud’s view had no room for external influences in future decision-making. On the other hand, Adler believed that the past had a role to play in a person’s choice and choices made throughout one’s life (Corey, 2009). Freud believed that one of the basic human drives was sexual tension while Adler looked at individual motivation as originating from social relationships (Adler & Fleisher, 1988). Despite the differences, both men believed that a person’s personality characteristics were established within the first six years of one’s life (Corey, 2009). Freud believed in instinct as a driving factor in all human beings while Adler believed that people made conscious decisions at all times (Corey, 2009 &Adler & Fleisher,
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