an individuals charateristic patteren of thinking, feeling and acting.
in psychoanalysis a method of exploring the unconscious in which the person relaxes and says whatever comes to mind
according to freud lingering focus of pleasure seeking energies at an earlier stage, in which conflicts were unresolved.
carl Jung`s concept of a shared, inherited reservoir of memory traces from our species history.
a personality test, such as the Rorscach or tat , that provides ambiguous stimuli designed to trigger projection of ones inner dynamics.
a projective test in which people express their inner feelings and interest through the stories they make up about ambiguous scenes.
the most widely used projective test, a set of ten ink blots, designed by hermann rorschach , seeks to identify peoples inner feelings by analyzing their interpretations of the ink blots.
the theory of death-related anxiety , explores peoples emotional and behavioral respones to reminders of their impending death.
according to maslow, one of the ultimate psychological needs that arises after basic physical and physiological needs are met and self-esteem is acheived
a characteristic pattern of ehavior or a disposition to feel and act as assessed by self report inventories and peer report.
a test developed by testing a pool of items and then selecting those that discriminate between groups.
the extent of which people percieve control over their environment rather than helping others.
overestimatingothers noticing and evaluating our apperance. performance and blunders.
one`s feelings of high or low self-worth
giving priority to ones own goals over group goals and definingones identity in terms of personal identification.

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