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Freud - Personality

Explain what Freud believed about the age we form our personality. Didn't he propose that our personality was totally formed during the early childhood years? Do you agree or disagree? Why?

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1. What did Freud believe about the age we form our personality? Didn't he propose that our personality was totally formed during the early childhood years? Do you agree or disagree? Why?

Fred did believe that our personality was formed mostly in childhood. This was based on his ideas and theory of development, which has been called into question.

Freud believed our personality formed in childhood based on his personality theory which was linked to sexuality, and sexual development. According to Freud in terms of his stages: oral/mouth and sucking of mother's breast (0-2); oral/toilet training (2-4); phallic/genitals and masturbation (4-5); latency/ repress sex urges played out in sports and hobbies (6-age of puberty); Genital/physical sexual changes in puberty reawaken sexual urges (puberty on-ward) and marriage (see ...

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This solution discusses what Freud believed about the age we form our personality, and why.

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