Chapter 7: Fromm Humanistic Psychoanalysis

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  • 1. 
    In his concept of humanity, Erich Fromm emphasized
    • A. 

      Neuroses

    • B. 

      Differences between humans and other animals

    • C. 

      Similarities between women and men

    • D. 

      The human need to achieve self-actualization

  • 2. 
    Fromm said that human, or ___________, needs grow out of attempts to find meaning in life.
  • 3. 
    Compared with Freud, Fromm put more emphasis on ______ influences
  • 4. 
    The ________ ________________ refers to Fromm's notion that humans have acquired the ability to reason yet lack strong animal instincts.
  • 5. 
    To fromm, _____________ needs represent our attemmpts to avoid insanity
  • 6. 
    A sense of________ refers to our capacity to be award of ourselves as a seperate entity.
  • 7. 
    The need to feel at home again in the world is called _________
  • 8. 
    Fromm said that ppl have felt more _________ as they have gained more economic and political  freedom.
  • 9. 
    The human need of _______ is the drive for union with another person
  • 10. 
    Necrophilia is the opposite of ___________
  • 11. 
    To fromm,________ is the most common mechanism of escape in Am. society
  • 12. 
    Fromm believed that __________ is the successful solution to the human dilemma
  • 13. 
    Fromm called ________ the "freaks of the universe"
  • 14. 
    To fromm, the ______ orientation is a result of modern commerce
  • 15. 
    Fromm called the sketching of a psychological portrait of a prominent person ____________
  • 16. 
    Fromm believed that _________ was the epitome of a person suffering from the syndrome of decay
  • 17. 
    Fromm adopted a belligerent attitude toward ppl while serving in battle during WWI
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Compared with Freud, fromm placed more emphasis on biological determinants of psychic conflict
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Fromm's social theories were influence by Karl Marx
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Although fromm had some differences with freud, he remained a loyal follower of freud throughout his lifetime
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Frommm believed that a symbiotic relationship is the ideal form of relatedness
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Malignant aggression is unique to the human species, according to fromm
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    People have developed existential needs to keep from going insane
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    To fromm, depression stems from feelings of malignant aggression
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Sadism is one attempt at decreasing basic anxiety
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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