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Psychodynamic Paradigm

1). Discuss the Psychodynamic Approach or Paradigm.

2). Who were the major theorists representing the psychodynamic perspective? and

3). Discuss two concepts that stand out to you that are unique to the psychodynamic point of view, and

4). From your perspective, who were the psychodynamic theorists who contributed the most to the field of psychology today?

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The Psychodynamic Approach:

The psychodynamic approach involves the psychology theories that views human beings based on the interaction of the forces and drives in an individual and between the personality structures. Psychodynamic refers to the forces of the unconscious (Coon & Mitterer, 2010). It assumes that personality is modified and shaped at different times by conflicts that arose in adulthood from childhood experiences (McLeod, 2007).

The major theorists:

The major theorists are Sigmund Freud, Erikson and Carl Jung. Sigmund Freud came up with theories that ...

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The expert discusses the psychodynamic approach or paradigm. The Two concepts that stands out to you that are unique to the psychodynamic point of view is determined.

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