Ch 5: Neo-Analytic & Ego Approaches to Identity

About This Chapter

Our helpful chapter can help to clarify ego and neo-analytic approaches to identity. You'll find short, user-friendly video and text lessons here that are designed to assist you in studying for a test or catching up after missed class time.

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

5 Lessons in Chapter 5: Neo-Analytic & Ego Approaches to Identity
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Analytical Psychology: Definition, Theory & Practice

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.

Basic Anxiety & Neurosis: Karen Horney's 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.

Anna Freud & Heinz Hartmann's Contributions to Psychology

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.

Modern Approaches to Identity in Psychology

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.

Required Assignments Reminder

5. Required Assignments Reminder

Sorry for the interruption to your course progress! We wanted to make sure you knew this course has a written assignment requirement in order to be completed. Read on to learn where to find these assignments and how to submit them.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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