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This 6 page paper describes the psychopathology of one of history's most remembered artists. The author analyzes the man using the theories of Carl Jung, Sigmund Freud, and Alfred W. Adler. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 15 page paper discusses "Confessions", which is Jean Jacque Rousseau's autobiography. This paper discusses what this writer was attempting to say about the self and includes quotes. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 5 page discussion of the factors which influence human behavior. The author compares the contentions of theorists like Hans Eysenck, Carl Rogers, and Abraham Maslow to conclude that both biology and factors like environment and individual experience are important in shaping an individual’s behavior and, indeed, their chances of succeeding in life. ...

5 pages in length. Psychologists like Jean Piaget have come to understand how the human mental condition is part of a complex connection between the environment and biology, pointing to a direct link between brain chemistry and structure that ultimately dictates behavior and the function of developmental stages. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

A 5 page paper that attempts to find the similarities between Martin Luther's concept of grace and Carl Rogers' Client-Centered Therapy. Although at first glance, it may seem like a real stretch to compare these two theories, the writer does just that. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Carl Jung/Autobiography

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page analysis of chapter 4 from Jung's autobiography Memories, Dreams Reflections (1965). Carl Jung refers to this account of his life as "personal myth." He states that he considers it irrelevant as to whether or not the stories he relates are "true," but that he is concerned only with whether or not ...

A 9 page overview of the life and work of one of the most influential psychoanalysts of the twentieth century. This paper traces Erikson’s life from birth to death, noting his major contributions in the theory of human development. Specific attention is paid to Erikson’s eight stages of human development. Bibliography ...

3 pages in length. The writer briefly discusses Skinner, Kuhn, Toulmin and Holton as they relate to the concept of theoretical approach. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Carl Gustav Jung

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper. There are two sections in this paper. The first is a brief biography of Carl Gustav Jung. The second discusses one of his own personality characteristics and comments on how Maslow, Freud and Erikson would view this characteristic. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Erik Erikson

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page paper. This essay begins with a biography of Erikson from his birth in Germany, his desire to be an artist, and his moves around Europe. The essay reports why his family moved out of Germany as well as Erikson's own moves across the United States and back again. The essay reports ...

7 pages in length. The prevalence of violent behavior in an elderly mental illness workplace presents a particularly challenging problem for caregivers where management is concerned; only through prevention, according to Caplan's theory, can this undesirable reality be maintained. Correspondingly, nonadherence to medication is one of the most important components to be aware ...

This 6 page paper is written in first person. Drawing on Alfred Adler's theories, it looks at how power plays out in an individual's life. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 6 page paper which examines whether Sigmund Freud had anything significant to say about magic or religion. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 5 page overview of Freudian theory. The first half of this paper is devoted to clarifying the interaction between the id, the ego, and the superego. The author provides a definition of each of these Freudian terms and details the interaction which occurs between each. In the second half of the paper ...

A 6 page paper Freud’s position on the use and value of religion. Freud held that religion could be used both as a justification for behavior and for restraints against it. He conceded that established religions’ moral teachings could be beneficial, but he also believed that individuals should find their own behavioral motivations ...

This 6 page paper reviews Freud's life and beliefs and how religion has played a part in this Jewish psychoanalyst's theories. The role of Judaism in psychoanalysis is discussed as well as how science and religion coexist. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 6 page discussion of this denouncement of religion. Freud contends that human behavior, even our thoughts and feelings, are determined by innate biologically rooted instincts and not by the artificial guidelines of religion. Our life instincts or “eros” include those that motivate such basic drives as sex, hunger and thirst are what ...

Consumer Protection

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper considers the protection that is given to consumers under UK law when goods bought are unsafe. The paper looks at the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (as amended) and the Consumer Protection Act 1987. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

This 12 page paper looks at the history and development of structural family therapy. The paper traces the work of Salvador Minuchin and the way in which the foundations for the model were developed and then discusses the basic concepts of the approach. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

This 5 page report discusses one of Freud’s most famous or notorious case histories, that of the “Wolf-Man.” The case is categorized under the title of “From the History of an Infantile Neurosis.” It provides an essential insight to the development of Freud’s thought and it also captured the imagination of both those interested in psychoanalysis and the public ...

A 4 page paper using Emerson’s essay “Self Reliance” as a platform to consider the ideas of conformity and revolt in our society. We examine where an individual should begin and end with conforming to society, as well as where to begin and end with revolt. Our society, for the most part, is determined to make people ...

This is a 4 page paper discussing Gould’s essay “Dolly’s Fashion and Louis’s Passion”. Anthropologist Stephen J. Gould questions in his essay “Dolly’s Fashion and Louis’s Passion” (2000) man’s presumed need to always present components within the world in categories and dichotomies. He argues that human life is filled with such “foibles” and conflicts as ...

A 5 page contention that Freudian theory has a diversity of applications to the aesthetics of art. Of these, however, the concept of revenants is perhaps the most obvious in the greatest number of art pieces. While revenants could be a component of any art form, they are most interesting when viewed in ...

A 15 page essay that discusses Freud's last Metapsychological essay, Civilization and Its Discontents. Besides providing a general overview of the essay, the writer discusses modern society compared to the society of Freud's time; democracy, and technology and its effects on civilization. Each topic is related to Freud's comments. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

This 7 page essay presents a tutorial on giving a lecture centered on Sigmund Freud to a group of older Jewish women.

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