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Psychoanalytic Structure and Process.
Practice Test

1 .       Psychoanalytic theory is most strongly associated with the work of:  



2 .       The psychodynamic perspective emphasizes the importance of __________ in determining behavior.  



3 .       Which of the following is true about the preconscious?  



4 .       Which of the following is not one of the three elements of Freud’s structural model?  



5 .       The idea that the purpose of life is the immediate satisfaction of one's needs is known as:  



6 .       Wish fulfillment is a product of:  



7 .       Research on delay of gratification has found that delay can be enhanced if:  



8 .       Freud used the metaphor of the _______________ to depict the pulling of forces within the personality.  



9 .       The functions of the superego include:  



10 .       Drive states:  



11 .       Surplus energy gathered by the ego is used:  



12 .       The term thanatos refers to:  



13 .       The pattern in which sexual and aggressive energy exist side by side, one being expressed first and then the other, is known as:  



14 .       According to Freud, adult personality is primarily determined by:  



15 .       The latency period is characterized by:  



16 .       Freud’s theory is easy to separate from his therapy procedures. 

 
 


17 .       The aspect of the superego that rewards behavior is the conscience. 

 
 


18 .       In the long run, anticathexes are ineffective in keeping troubling impulses from being expressed. 

 
 


19 .       Recent research has shown that aggressive acts reduce future aggression only if the aggression is targeted in some way toward the instigator.  

 
 


20 .       The goal of the genital stage is to develop non-sexual trusting relationships with members of the opposite sex. 

 
 


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