Personality and the Psychoanalytic Perspective Worksheet


Answer the following questions using the text, the University Library, the Internet, and other appropriate resources. Your responses should be 175 to 260 words each.


1. How would you describe personality to a person who has no knowledge of the field of personality psychology? 

2. What are some key personality features that define you? 

3. Are your personality features consistent, or do they change according to the situation? 

4. What are the main tenets of the psychoanalytic perspective of personality? What do all psychoanalytic theories have in common?

Complete the following table:




Main components of his theory (90 words minimum)



Main components of his theory (90 words minimum)

Significant differences between the two (90 words minimum)