Monthly Archives: October 2010

Freud's Model of Personality 101

Conscious: intact awareness of one’s surroundings and the emitting stimulation that attends Preconscious: buffer zone for information to process for interacting with the conscious world Unconscious: deep level of thought operating without guidance or direction; operates unknown to individual Id: inborn … Continue reading

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Symptoms of a Disorder

At the end of an abusive upbringing lies the warped mental faculties of an individual with a personality disorder. “I met the individual as a young woman seemingly destined for a great life, yet in time, I began to know … Continue reading

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Seeking Approval, People Pleasing

Why is the individual so eager to please? Pounded by a barrage of hate and ill will during the growing stages of his life, the state of the individual’s inner being is overwhelmed by a need for love. He acts … Continue reading

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Manipulation

Sometimes people who exhibit manipulative behavior don’t even realize they are doing so, where the behavior has somehow been subconsciously ingrained into their routine. Cases like these don’t realize the effects of their behavior until sometimes long after damage is … Continue reading

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The Protective Child

An unfortunate emotional product that can emerge within the experience of an abused child is the phenomenon of loyalty. At first, the child is shocked by the ferocious behavior of the parent, but matters change quickly when conditions become repetition. … Continue reading

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