Personality-Personality Theories & Approaches (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 35 - 38 of 96

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Question number: 35

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According to Freud, a process that distorts reality to prevent the individual from being overwhelmed by anxiety is known as:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

the conscious

b.

the unconscious

c.

defense mechanism

d.

projection

e.

psychic determinism

Question number: 36

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Criticisms of Freud’s developmental theory have centered on

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a.

the unimportance of the first years of life in the formation of personality.

b.

Freud’s treatment of father-daughter relationship.

c.

the over-emphasis on sexuality in personality development.

d.

the need for a stern or threatening mother in the development of conscience.

e.

No emphasis on sexuality on personality development

Question number: 37

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Freud became interested in the study of personality when he realized that

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a.

many of his patients were faking symptoms.

b.

the treatment of psychological disorders was more advanced than those for physical disorders.

c.

his patients lacked physical causes for their problems.

d.

his patients had physical causes for their problems

e.

no comprehensive theories of the mind were widely accepted.

Question number: 38

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According to Freud, the ego is governed by the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

reality principle.

b.

super ego principle

c.

partial ego principle.

d.

ego ideal.

e.

pleasure principle.

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