Unit 3: Differences
Students will be able to: Define personality, and explain how Freud’s treatment of psychological disorders led to his study of the unconscious mind.; Describe Freud’s view of personality structure in terms of the id, ego, and superego; Identify Freud’s psychosexual stages of development, and describe the effects of fixation on behavior; Discuss how defense mechanisms serve to protect the individual from anxiety; Describe the humanistic perspective on personality in terms of Maslow’s focus on self-actualization and Rogers’ emphasis on people’s potential for growth; Discuss psychologists’ interest in personality types, and describe research efforts to identify fundamental personality traits; Describe the social-cognitive perspective, and discuss the important consequences of personal control, learned helplessness, and optimism; describe the basis for psychological disorder; and describe the differences between the disorders.
1. What factors influence our personality?
2. How does our personality affect our behaviors?
3. How can personality theories be used to improve our interaction with others?
4. What causes contribute to psychological differences?
5. Contrast various psychological disorders.
7. How might a psychological disorder affect one's everyday life?
8. How should psychological disorders be treated?
9. Should treatments always be voluntary, or is it sometimes appropriate to require treatment?
10. How can we promote mental health, balance, and well-being?
Personality Power Points Presentations
Abnormal Psychology PPT
- Unit 3 Goal Sheet