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Ch 5: The Psychodynamic Model of Abnormal Behavior: Tutoring Solution

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The Psychodynamic Model of Abnormal Behavior chapter of this Abnormal Psychology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the psychodynamic model of abnormal behavior. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the vocabulary and concepts related to the psychodynamic model required in a typical abnormal psychology course.

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn how the psychodynamic model explains abnormal functioning.
  • Examine Freud's psychoanalytic theory.
  • Take a look at Erikson's stages of identity formation.
  • Understand the differences between Freud's and Erikson's approaches to psychoanalytic theory.
  • Explore Carl Jung's and Alfred Adler's theories on personality.
  • Explain how ego theory, self theory and object relations theory relate to the psychodynamic model of behavior.
  • Define self-esteem and self-concept.
  • Discuss different types of psychodynamic treatments.
  • Examine the strengths and weaknesses of the psychodynamic model.

10 Lessons in Chapter 5: The Psychodynamic Model of Abnormal Behavior: Tutoring Solution
The Psychodynamic Model and Abnormal Functioning

1. The Psychodynamic Model and Abnormal Functioning

There are many ways to view the causes and treatments of psychological disorders. In this lesson, we'll look closer at the psychodynamic model of psychology and its benefits and drawbacks.

Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory on Instincts, Motivation, Personality & Development

2. Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory on Instincts, Motivation, Personality & Development

Learn how Sigmund Freud's theories helped shape our modern understanding of human motivation and personality development. Review key terms and take a quiz at the end of the lesson to test your knowledge.

Erikson's Stages of Identity Formation

3. Erikson's Stages of Identity Formation

How do we form identities as we age and grow? To answer this question, Erik Erikson came up with eight stages of identity formation that revolve around conflict and resolution. Who are you, and who will you become after completing this lesson?

Freud and Erikson's Approaches to Psychoanalytic Theory: Differences & Analysis

4. Freud and Erikson's Approaches to Psychoanalytic Theory: Differences & Analysis

Differentiate between Freud and Erikson's approaches to psychoanalytic theory in this lesson. You will examine and compare developmental stages side by side and have the opportunity to test your knowledge with a quiz at the end.

Carl Jung's Theories: Personality, Psyche & Dreams

5. Carl Jung's Theories: Personality, Psyche & Dreams

In this lesson, we will be discussing Carl Jung's theories. Specifically, we will look at his theories on personality, dream analysis and the human psyche. At the end, you can test your knowledge with a short quiz.

Alfred Adler's Theories: Overview & Summary

6. Alfred Adler's Theories: Overview & Summary

Alfred Adler's psychoanalytic theory of individual psychology has had a large impact. This lesson will provide a brief overview, explain key concepts, and explore the therapeutic technique used by Adler.

Ego Theory, Self Theory, and Object Relations Theory

7. Ego Theory, Self Theory, and Object Relations Theory

You may look at psychological problems in terms of problems with the ego, the development of the self, or relationships with others. In this lesson, we'll look closer at ego theory, self theory, and object relations theory.

Self-Concept & Self-Esteem in Organizational Behavior

8. Self-Concept & Self-Esteem in Organizational Behavior

Companies have to have a clear understanding of employee personality traits in under to motivate, challenge and train them to be productive. Two traits that affect an individual's view of themselves are self-concept and self-esteem.

Common Psychodynamic Treatments: Free Association, Therapist Interpretation, and Catharsis

9. Common Psychodynamic Treatments: Free Association, Therapist Interpretation, and Catharsis

Psychodynamic theory says that psychological problems come from a person's subconscious. But, how do you treat the subconscious? In this lesson, we'll look at three methods: free association, dream interpretation, and catharsis.

Assessing the Psychodynamic Model: Strengths and Weaknesses

10. Assessing the Psychodynamic Model: Strengths and Weaknesses

When people think about psychology, many immediately think of Sigmund Freud. But, how good were his ideas? In this lesson, we'll look at the psychodynamic model of psychology and its strengths and weaknesses.

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