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Oral Stage

making judgments The 5 stages of psychosexual development are the oral (infancy to about 18 months), anal (about 18 months to 2 years), phallic (about ages 2 to 6), latency (about ages 6 to 12), and genital (about ages 12 to 18) stages. If these stages are completed successfully, a person will have a healthy personality. Fixation can occur if certain issues are not resolved at the appropriate stage. Until this conflict is resolved, a person may remain in this particular stage (Krapp, 2005). In the...

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Physical Assessment

Observation Our patient is a 13 days old infant who was diagnosed with Neonatal Sepsis. According to Sigmund Freud’s Stages of Psychosexual Development, our patient is in the Oral Stage; wherein infant's primary source of interaction occurs through the mouth, so the rooting and sucking reflex is especially important. The mouth is vital for eating, and the infant derives pleasure from oral stimulation through gratifying activities such as tasting and sucking. Because the infant is entirely dependent on...

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Sigmund Freud and Freud Hank

type does Hank display according to Freudian theory? Provide evidence for your answer. At what stage is Hank fixated, according to the Freudian perspective? Find evidence of fixation in the case study. What might have caused this fixation? According to Freud Hank’s displays the Oral Aggressive personality type. This personality type is characterized by envy, manipulation of others, and suspiciousness. ‘Oral aggressive’ people are often perceived as envious, pessimistic, cynical, sarcastic, scornful...

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Freud case study

What personality type does Hank display, according to the Freudian theory? Hank's personality type relates to the ID. They tend to be self-centered and only concerned about their well-being. At what stage is Hank fixated, according to the Freudian perspective? Hank is fixated in the oral stage. What would have caused this fixation? His fixation was caused by his mother in his early childhood. He learned to associate feeling better with food. Question 2 Would Freudian theory describe Hank's...

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Psychoanalysis of the Joker

unconscious contains all the repressed aspects of our personality. Although repressed, they continue to influence our behavior. According to Freud personality is divided into three components the id, the super ego, and the ego. Freud’s psychosexual stages and the Oedipus complex also affect our personality. “The Joker is a pathological liar, with reactive attachment issues, scars he credits to either childhood abuse or self-mutilation (he contradicts himself in the movie) and presents with suicidal...

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Freud, Adler and Jung: Founders of Psychoanalytic Research

Another Fundamental element of Freudian theory is his stages of psychosexual development, which categorizes each stage as follows: The oral stage where a child seeks comfort from suckling, the anal stage where the child is toilet-trained, the phallic stage where a child’s awareness of a penis (or lack thereof) plays a crucial role in early development, the latent period, and finally the genital stage. In each of these stages (aside from the latent stage where it is believed no crucial psychosexual development...

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Theories of Attachments

particular structure of the personality that is motivated by this principle: the id The id is the primitive part of our personality, which demands immediate satisfaction; all people pass through psychosexual stages. First stage of psychosexual development is oral, thus babies demand oral satisfaction The mother is the first love object because she feeds the child and so an attachment is formed. Freud saw this the first relationship as the foundation the foundation of all others. Infants attach...

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Discuss psychological explanations of one eating disorder

to unresolved conflicts that occurred during childhood development through the psychosexual stages with obesity being linked to unconscious desires of the oral phase. This could be caused by a lack of gratification in the oral stage or over gratification and both could lead to obesity. Evidence for the role of the ID (a structure of the unconscious mind that is concerned with gratifying needs) and oral fixation come from Grant and Boersma who found that adult loneliness was a key issue in overeating...

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Therapeutic Communication Jane Vuong

assessment appears to be in the pre-contemplation stage. Jane had six months earlier tested positive for hepatitis B. This surprised her a lot because she was asymptomatic. Though she denies drug use, she admits to having multiple sexual partners. She does not want to be in a long-term relationship because she claims it could complicate her life. She also admits to not using protection on a regular basis. Erikson (Burke, 2010) described eight stages through which an individual passes through to adulthood...

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Psychological Perspectives of Smoking

There are five psychosexual stages in Freud’s theory, the first being the oral stage during which the infant focuses on satisfying hunger orally. Sigmund Freud believed that during this stage of development the person can become fixated in the oral stage of development. An infant's pleasure and comfort centres on having things in the mouth during this psychodynamic stage. If the mother weaned too early, it may fail to be resolved later in life which can then lead to oral fixation. The action of putting...

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