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Question number: 19

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An overly strict or harsh superego will cause

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

a breakdown of the libido.

b.

decreasing levels of primary process thinking.

c.

increasing levels of primary process thinking.

d.

inhibition, rigidity, or intolerable guilt.

Question number: 20

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Which personality theories attempt to explain behavior by focusing on the inner workings of the personality including internal conflicts?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

psychodynamic

b.

trait

c.

humanistic

d.

group

Question number: 21

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The difficulty with type theories of personality is that they are:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Too simple

AND

Too contradictory

b.

Overlooks multidimensional approach

c.

Too arbitrary

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 22

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Between the ages of 1 and 3 years, the child is said to go through the ________ stage.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

phallic

b.

genital

c.

anal

d.

oral

Question number: 23

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Perfection is a problem that is most associated with the:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ego

b.

Superego

c.

Ego and superego

d.

Id and Ego

Question number: 24

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According to Freud, ________ is the defense mechanism that involves reverting to immature behaviors that have relieved anxiety in the past.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

projection

b.

repression

c.

displacement

d.

regression

Question number: 25

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According to Freud, the Oedipal and Electra conflicts end when a child takes on the values and behaviors of the same sex parent in a process called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

identification.

b.

imitation.

c.

archetypes

d.

fixation.

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