Psychological terms coined by Jung include the archetype, the complex, synchronicity, and it is from his work that the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator MBTI was developed, a popular staple of personality tests today.
Individuation Individuation, to Jung, was the quest for wholeness that the human psyche invariably undertakes, the journey to become conscious of his or herself as a unique human being, but unique only in the same sense that we all are, not more or less so than others.
The origin of the ego lies in the self archetypewhere it forms over the course of early development as the brain attempts to add meaning and value to its various experiences. It is filled with energy reaching it from the instincts, but it has no organization, produces no collective will, but only a striving to bring about the satisfaction of the instinctual needs subject to the observance of the pleasure principle.
In modern English, ego has many meanings. The repressed is only cut off sharply from the ego by the resistances of repression; it can communicate with the ego through the id.
In a state of unconsciousness, even the dimension of love, in the mind, can become a source of imbalance and disharmony.
The super-ego retains the character of the father, while the more powerful the Oedipus complex was and the more rapidly it succumbed to repression under the influence of authority, religious teaching, schooling and readingthe stricter will be the domination of the super-ego over the ego later on—in the form of conscience or perhaps of an unconscious sense of guilt.
Transference neuroses correspond to a conflict between the ego and the id; narcissistic neurosesto a conflict between the ego and the superego; and psychosesto one between the ego and the external world. If the person is mentally unwell, however, and unable to regulate his or herself as seen in those experiencing dissociation between these statescomplexes may become overt and more of an issue.
Freud considered that "the id, the whole person The super-ego acts as the consciencemaintaining our sense of morality and proscription from taboos. Unlike Freud, Jung believed complexes could be very diverse, rather than individuals simply having a core sexual complex.
Ego[ edit ] The ego Latin for "I",  German: Equally, Freud never abandoned the topographical division of conscious, preconscious, and unconscious, though as he noted ruefully "the three qualities of consciousness and the three provinces of the mental apparatus do not fall together into three peaceful couples Jung also saw the unconscious as the house of potential future development, the place where as yet undeveloped elements coalesced into conscious form.
The mind has more capacity for love when it feels secure, and it can and usually will render love to low priority when it has to worry about its survival. Jung did not rule out the spiritual, despite the biological basis he described the personality as having; he also felt there was an opposing spiritual polarity which greatly impacts the psyche.
The development that springs from this transmutation, which is so essential to Jungian psychology, is the process of individuation.
To treat such people, Jung looked more toward future development than simply dealing with their pasts; he tried to find what the symptoms meant and hoped to achieve, and work with them from that angle.
The remaining portions of the ego and superego would be displayed above water in the conscious mind area. Every mind has the capacity for all these expressions, and in a lifetime, most of us, usually express all these forms of love in some way or the other.
How a person relates to the external world is, according to Jung, determined by their levels of extroversion or introversion and how they make use of the functions of thinking, feeling, sensation, and intuition. Ich  acts according to the reality principle ; i. There are some people who suppress their joy out of fear and usually decline from joy-orientation because of feelings of guilt or suffering-oriented thinking.
It is the dark, inaccessible part of our personality, what little we know of it we have learned from our study of the dreamwork and of course the construction of neurotic symptoms, and most of that is of a negative character and can be described only as a contrast to the ego.
In these cases, the ego is damaged, and is therefore not strong enough to make use of the complexes via sound reflection, granting them a full and unruly life of their own.
The id contains the libido, which is the primary source of instinctual force that is unresponsive to the demands of reality. This dimension in the mind motivates it to pursue creative endeavors and entertainment, which allows for new desires and thus allows for expansion in physical life. The various ways in which hatred is expressed in the mind are — resentment, criticism, jealousy, possessiveness, dislike, vanity, stress, frustration, anger, irritation, impatience, dissatisfaction, suspicion, inferiority, apathy and aggressiveness.
Women, who are considered to be already castrated, do not identify with the father, and therefore, for Freud, "their super-ego is never so inexorable, so impersonal, so independent of its emotional origins as we require it to be in men As long as the mind is alive, and healthy, it will exhibit all these dimensions, possibly on a daily basis.
The various forms in which a mind expresses love are — Care, Empathy, Service, Charity, Tenderness, Compassion, Romance physical and emotionalPassion, Infatuation, Obsession love-based and Devotion. All minds are capable of love. However, his daughter Anna Freud clarified and identified the concepts of undoingsuppressiondissociationidealizationidentificationintrojectioninversion, somatisationsplittingand substitution.
All minds have a tendency towards fear, some more than others depending on the natural make-up.human psyche. Sigmund Freud’s work in the field of psychoanalysis was ground breaking because it answered questions about the human psyche in.
In self-realization, a process whereby the systems of the individual psyche achieve their fullest degree of differentiation, expression and development.
0 to 12 Age of the childhood stage of development in Jung's theory. The various forms that fear can take in a human mind are – panic, anxiety, worry, concern, horror, depression, guilt, insecurity, obsession (fear-based), negative excitement, nervousness and restlessness.
Human beings experience fear of death in a way animals generally do not because our capacity to anticipate unpleasant influences in our lives creates a whole new dimension; the anxiety dimension to the fear experience, which is essentially anticipatory.
The id, ego, and super-ego are three distinct, yet interacting agents in the psychic apparatus defined in Sigmund Freud's structural model of the psyche. The three parts are the theoretical constructs in terms of whose activity and interaction our mental life.
Fear is a powerful and primitive human emotion. It alerts us to the presence of danger and it was critical in keeping our ancestors alive.
Fear can be divided into two responses, biochemical and emotional.Download