Theories Of Personality Quiz 1

21 Questions  I  By Stephsquiz12 on May 4, 2009
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1.  Evidence for postulating the concept of the unconscious includes:
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2.  A person who unconsciously exhibits overly nice behavior to conceal hostile feelings is probably using which ego defense?
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3.  One of the most important Freudian concepts, which consists of pushing unacceptable reality or painful material into the unconcious, is:
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4.  A person who exhibits behavior that clearly shows signs of reverting to less mature stages is likely to be using which ego defense?
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5.  Attributing to others the qualities or traits that are unacceptable to our own ego is best described as:
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6.  Resolution of sexual conflicts and sex-role identity is a critical function of the:
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7.  Feelings of hostility, destructiveness, anger, rage, adn hatred seem most allied with the:
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8.  The basic aim of psychoanalytic therapy is:
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9.  A major characteristic of the psychoanalytic therapist is:
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10.  The "fundamental role" for the client in psychoanalysis is:
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12.  The technique whereby the analyst explains the meaning of certain behavior is known as:
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13.  The concept of resistance can best be described as:
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14.  A person who attempts to deal with anxiety by closing his or her eyes, or by distorting reality is more likely using:
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15.  Directing energy toward another object or person (when anxiety is reduced by focusing on a "safer target") is known as:
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16.  Manufacturing "good" reasons to explain away a bruised ego, or to explain away failures or losses, is known as:
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17.  The abused child, who assumes the abusing parents way of handeling stress and thus continues the cycle of child beating, is an example of:
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18.  The ego defense mechanism that consists of masking perceived weaknesses or developing certain positive traits to make up for limitations is known as:
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19.  The process of redirecting sexual energy into creative behaviors or some form of socially acceptable behavior is known as:
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20.  The Electra Complex and the Oedipus Complex are associated with what psychosexual stage of development?
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21.  A narcissistic orientation is characteristic of what stage of development?
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