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    The article “Some Psychological Consequences of the Anatomical Distinction between the Sexes” by Sigmund Freud focus on the difference between boys and girls and the consequences and impact the Oedipus complex and Penis envy. Freud studies the consequences and how boy and girls develop and move forward from this phase. It is to say that Freud has a strong point of view about this, and somehow this theory can come as masochism and has been criticizes by many feminist; but I cannot ignore the complexity

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    Freud and Psychodynamic Theory Freud was born on May 6, 1856, in the Moravian town of Freiberg, then a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, today a part of Czechoslovakia. He was born into a family full of enough complexity and confusion to give him significant material for his ruminations on the individual mind and its connections with others. His mother, Amalia, an assertive, good-looking woman, was twenty years younger than her husband Jacob. She was his third wife; he was forty at

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    when she realizes she has been castrated and develop a penis envy. This raises concerns since it automatically places the male, at least the male organs, at a hierarchal advantage. Nevertheless, Freud’s theory can be justify within a social-psychological perspective, considering a girl is face with disadvantage and inequality from a social perspective which build in her a psychical inferiority which leads her to the conclusion that lacking a penis makes her inferior. Freud explain the formation of gender

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    Skyler Crane Hon 101 Professor Joseph Atkins 23 September 2015 The Oedipus Complex The Oedipus complex is an interesting psychological concept. Sigmund Freud first started using the term “Oedipus complex” around 1910 referencing Oedipus Rex by ancient Greek tragedian Sophocles (Wikipedia.org). When introduced to society, the Oedipus complex was greeted by many people as somewhat controversial. The theory was expanded upon by Freud to include female children, as the original Oedipus complex only

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    conclusions concerning the human unconscious. In contemporary studies, these conclusions have evolved into many of the distinguished, and more importantly controversial theories we associate with his name: the Oedipus complex; castration anxiety; penis envy; repetition compulsion; repression; etc. Much of the contention surrounding Freud is grounded in the belief that his works instituted notions that cannot be proven scientifically, such as personality development in infantile stages; sexuality in

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    Introduction There are many types of personality assessments to help the examiner to test the personality. The personality test/assessment can help access individuals to know more about their personality. The assessments also can be applied in clinical psychology, career counselling, school setting, survey and others form of setting. Our group is analysing two types of personality tests. They are the Blacky Test and Kinetic family drawing. Blacky Test The Blacky Test was a personality test that

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    they make it throughall five stages, people may return (or regress) to a stage at which earlier needs were badly frustrated or overgratified. During the phallic stage (from three to six years of age), the major center of pleasure is the phallus (penis) for boys and the clitoris for girls. Children develop a desire for the opposite-sex parent and a wish to displace the same-sex parent. This attraction creates a conflict, the Oedipus complex for boys and the Electra complex for girls, that must

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    castration anxiety for fear that his father will harm his penis.  Electra Complex: The girl desires the father, but realizes that she does not have a penis. This leads to the development of penis envy and the wish to be a boy. • Latent: Little to no sexual motivation present. No further psychosexual development takes place during this stage and thus, child’s energy is transferred to school, work and other extracurricular activities. • Genital: Penis or vagina- sexual intercourse. The last stage of Freud

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    She said that men suffered from womb envy because they will under no circumstances be able to bear a child (Washington, 2009). Womb envy was indeed an opposition of Freud. Womb envy and the hostility created from it is manifested unconsciously in behaviors designed to belittle women and highlight their second-rate status (Schultz & Schultz, 2012). As an outcome

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    Among the top minds of the 20th century lie many great men who have devoted their lives to research in order to conclude an achievement of everyday remembrance as well in providing useful and technical information that will advance us in the future. Amongst these men lie Karl Marx, Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin, and Marie Curie. One name who is highly debated and criticized for his theories is neurologist Sigmund Freud. Arguments take place in order to prove Sigmund’s authenticity and the level

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