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Psychological Thought
This paper examines the major schools of psychology which are comprised of psychoanalysis and force psychology.
# 65402 | 2,090 words | 23 sources | APA | 2006 | US
Published on May 09, 2006 in Psychology (Freud) , Philosophy (Science) , Psychology (Theory)

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The writer of this paper explores in-depth the three schools of psychology which consist of psychoanalysis, the second force of psychology and third force psychology. This paper discusses each school of thought in detail and expresses the different viewpoints each has on man's intrinsic nature regarding human nature, motivation and behavior.
Topics covered in this paper include:
Freud - The First Force - Psychoanalysis
Watson and Skinner - The Second Force of Psychology
Abraham Maslow and Third Force Psychology

From the Paper:

"Until Freud began his study of hysteria in women in the late 19th Century, the mentally ill were thought to be possessed by evil spirits or demons. The main method of treatment was confinement and often-brutal beatings and starvation. Occasionally, a less severe patient would be treated by the application of leeches to restore the balance of the 'humours', blood, bile etc. or at best given a dose of opium to calm them. As mentally ill patients were considered to be spiritually ill or possessed, their 'babblings or outbursts were ignored as they were considered unholy words."

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