Personality-Theories (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 1 - 4 of 16

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Question number: 1

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Which of the following would be most inclined toward a situational view of personality?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

William Sheldon

b.

Hans Eysenck

c.

Gordon Allport

d.

Walter Mischel

e.

Raymond Cattell

Question number: 2

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According to Freud, an individual who is not dominated by impulses originating in the libido would most likely be

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Choice (5) Response

a.

obsessive-compulsive

b.

overly conscientious

c.

rational and time-oriented

d.

in the anal stage of psychosexual development

e.

anhedonic

Question number: 3

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Horney disagreed with Freud about

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Womb envy and male superiority

b.

the nature of the unconscious

c.

the notion that personality development continues into adult life

d.

penis envy and female inferiority

e.

the notion of the inferiority complex

Question number: 4

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Many psychoanalysts since Freudsuch as Fromm, Sullivan, and Horneyhave suggested that Freud

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

needed to use more experimentally controlled studies to support his findings

b.

had to revise his findings to account for special developments in the American character

c.

may have underestimated the effects of social influences on development

d.

needed to take into account the findings of modern learning theory

e.

virtually ignored normal female psychological development

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