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Freud and Development
This paper concentrates on Freud's drive model versus relational the model.
# 123527 | 1,500 words | 4 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Behaviorism) , Psychology (Freud) , Psychology (Social) , Sociology (General)

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In this paper, the writer examines the drive model versus the relational model. The writer looks at Freud's classical psychoanalytic tradition based on the drive model. Further, the writer discusses Neo-Freudian's theories including Erickson's psychosocial developmental process, and theories of Anna Freud and Melanie Klein.

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"Freud presented the classical psychoanalytic tradition which was based on the drive model. According to Freud human beings were driven by an inner life libido and death force or drive fueled by the id. For Freud psychosexual stages of development are the oral stage birth to two years in which the child explores their world and communicates with their mouths, the Anal Stage where the child learns to control the elimination of their bodily wastes, the Phallic Stage years in which the child discovers ..."

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