Sigmund Freud

Freud And Phobia : The Case Of Little Hans

In 1909 Freud analysed a 5 year old boy called Hans who had a phobia of being bitten by a horse.  Hans was particularly afraid …

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Freud’s Theories On Anxiety

What are the consequences when the ego (the executive decision making element of our psychic apparatus) can no longer cope with the demands of our …

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Freud’s Stage Theory Of Personality Development

Sigmund Freud developed a theory for personality development centred on the sex drive and its effect on an individuals psyche. He believed that at certain points in …

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Sigmund Freud: Psychoanalysis And Free Association

Sigmund Freud developed a clinical treatment for people’s neuroses which he called Psychoanalysis. The aim of the treatment is to re-establish a harmonious relationship between …

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Sigmund Freud: The Psychic Apparatus Or Id, Ego and Superego

Sigmund Freud believed the personality comprises of three components – the id, ego and supergo.
Id
This is the instinctive, genetically inherited part of the personality. It …

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