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Neo-Analytic & Ego Approaches to Identity - Chapter Summary
In this informative chapter, our instructors clearly outline neo-analytic and ego approaches to identity. Lesson topics include different theories of analytical psychology and some of the psychologists who have contributed to this branch of psychological study. We've made it easy to review these subjects any time you'd like by making these tools accessible on your mobile phone, tablet or computer, 24 hours a day. Check your comprehension before moving on to other lessons by taking the short quiz after each lesson or the test found at the end of the chapter. This chapter is designed to help you:
- Define analytical psychology and its practice
- Outline Karen Horney's theory of basic anxiety and neurosis
- Detail the contributions of Heinz Hartmann and Anna Freud to psychology
- Explain modern psychological approaches to identity
1. Analytical Psychology: Definition, Theory & Practice
Analytical psychology is a unique theory of mind and therapeutic approach. This lesson will introduce you to the ideas behind analytical psychology as well as some of the history of the theory.
2. Basic Anxiety & Neurosis: Karen Horney's Theory
Explore Karen Horney's theories on the development of basic anxiety and neuroses. Learn about each neurotic need, further illustrated with some real life examples.
3. Anna Freud & Heinz Hartmann's Contributions to Psychology
In this lesson, we'll go over some of the notable contributions Anna Freud and Heinz Hartmann made to the field of psychology. In particular, their work had tremendous impact on the previously held ideas concerning children and their adaptability.
4. Modern Approaches to Identity in Psychology
Modern psychologists are usually not much concerned about tracing adult motivations back to childhood traumas. Instead, modern psychologists focus on how the environment influences how we see ourselves. This lesson explores these modern views of self-concept.
5. Required Assignments Reminder
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Other chapters within the Psychology 310: Psychology of Personality course
- Introduction to Personality Psychology
- Personality Research & Assessment
- Psychoanalytic Theories of Personality
- Adler & Jung & Personality Theory
- Biological Aspects of Personality
- Psychodynamic Theories & Theorists
- Behavioral & Learning Aspects of Personality
- Cognitive & Existential Theories of Personality
- Humanistic Theories & Theorists
- Trait Aspects of Personality
- Required Assignments for Psychology of Personality