Sigmund Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory Essay

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Sigmund Freud has contributed many ways and theories to understand humans childhood, personality, memory, sexuality and therapy. In 2001 Time Magazine referred to Freud as one of the most important thinkers of the last century.

The first key concept of Psychoanalytic therapy will be human nature. Freud’s perspective of human instinct being deterministic is one of them. The term deterministic or determinism in short intends to be conceived with it, Corey (2009) expressed that "as indicated by Freud, our conduct is controlled by unreasonable powers, oblivious inspirations, and organic and instinctual drives" So Sigmund Freud thought that there is no such thing as human mischance and that future occasion are a consequence of past activity. These
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A feeling that you are being stuck, it is like you are worried and stressed at the same time uncomfortable of the whole situation. Anxiety consist of three types the first one Neurotic Anxiety, This anxiety level is severe. We might lose control of our sexual urges (ID) and might end up getting punished by the law. The second one is Reality Anxiety. This anxiety is the fear of things which might happen even before happening. The third one is Moral Anxiety. This anxiety is when you are going against or overruling your own morals and principals.
Personality Construction consists of three main elements id, ego and the superego. It is one of the main theories of Sigmund Fred, which is used highly in psychoanalytic therapies. Fred (1923) divided into three parts the id, ego and the superego, this are stages of growing from the time we are born. This stage takes place in different parts of our lives. As for the id (unconscious), it is from the time we were born, we are ruled by id. It is governed by Sex and Aggression, it has no morals or to know whether it is right or wrong. All id is able to progress with, is its instincts. id has to be satisfied (pleasured) immediately no matter what are the consequences (aggression) it might be

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