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Personality Psych, wednesday 1-27-16

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Personality Psych, wednesday 1-27-16 Psych 319

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Notes from wednesday 1-27-16 of third week of classes
Personality Psychology
Dr. Alan Roberts
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jordan Miller on Wednesday March 9, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Psych 319 at Indiana University taught by Dr. Alan Roberts in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 10 views. For similar materials see Personality Psychology in Psychlogy at Indiana University.


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Date Created: 03/09/16
Psych P319 01/27/2016 ▯ Submit extra credit only electronically*** ▯ ▯ Continuing stage development: ▯ Anal Stage: 18 months to 3 years  Obtains pleasure by expelling feces, then toilet training, then retaining feces  Many conflicts arise around potty training and self-control  Things can go wrong: unreasonable expectations and never demanding control of urges  Adult character type: over-controlled vs. under-controlled o Anal retentive:  Symptoms: miserly, thrifty, orderly, obstinate, stubborn, stingy o Anal expulsive:  Symptoms: giving to charity, potters, gardeners, (sublimating the wish to smear), messy, disorganized ▯ Phallic stage: 3-5 years  Psychological themes: o Gender identity and sexuality o Identification (with same sex parent)  Development of morality, conscience, and superego  Begins when child discovers if they do/don’t have a penis o Boy: oedipal complex, falls in love with mother, marry mom and kill dad (rivalry with same sex parent)  Feat father will castrate him (castration anxiety)  Develops fear of father  Relinquishes desire to keep mother to himself, identifies with father through resolution of oedipal complex, relies on morals and other behavioral traits  may fail to develop male traits and masculinity resulting in homosexuality o Girl: Electra complex, largely parallels oedipal complex  Discovers she doesn’t have penis, desire to have a penis (penis envy)  Blames mother for not having a penis and its her fault, infatuated with father for having a penis, wants to replace mother  Results in her giving up father desire and identifying with mother  Females, on average, less able to identify with mother than boys are with father  Ego strength- responsible for managing conscience between id and superego, strength refers to ability to manage those two o When preoccupied with fixation, fewer resources to deal with internal complex  results in anxiety, women are more anxious than men with less identification with mother ▯ ▯


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