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Which of the following is MOST likely to be true about Jaylene Smith?
Her personality is a reflection of a complex interaction of inherited predispositions, life experiences, and learned behaviors.
Her personality is a reflection of a discrepancy between her self-concept and her ideal self.
Her personality is the result of an unresolved Oedipal complex and fixation in the phallic stage of development.
Her personality is the result of certain inborn traits such as determination and persistence.
According to Freud, which element of personality expresses the unconscious urges?
Freud calls the energy generated by the sexual instinct the
If someone is stingy, stubborn, and excessively neat, Freud would probably have viewed them as fixated in which stage?
Jung's theory of personality describes a "mask" which people project as their public self. What is this mask called?
Ruth is 80 years old. According to Erikson, what will it be her main task to develop?
According to Carl Rogers, when people are brought up with unconditional positive regard, what happens?
They will live lives directed toward what others want and value.
They will tend to be vain and narcissistic.
They will feel valued.
They are unlikely to be fully functioning.
When does it appear that people tend to learn to perceive events in their lives optimistically or pessimistically?
during middle age
during young adulthood
at an early age
The most widely used objective personality test is the
Why do some psychodynamic theorists believe that objective tests are of little use?
It is difficult to agree on the meaning of test results.
They are usually not valid.
People are not usually aware of the unconscious determinants of their behavior.
They are difficult to score.
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