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Theory of personality

  • A number of approaches and theories have been developed to explain behavioral difference among individuals person. These theories are based on different models of human behaviour. Psychologist gave two approaches of personality.
Two approaches of personality

Two Approaches of Personality

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Trait theory:

Trait approach focuses on particular psychological features of individuals, which different to each other.

  • Personality traits are “enduring patterns of perceiving, relating to, and thinking

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Carl Jung: Eight Personality Types

  • Carl Jung founded personality type theory in his ideas on what attitude means. Jung said attitude is a person’s disposition to act in a certain manner. He gives the two types of attitude related to personality:

    • Extroversion

    • Introversion

  • Carl Jung studies known for the human psyche, dream analysis and collective unconscious.

  • His work was primarily focused on establishing and developing a relationship between the conscious and unconscious processes of the

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