Freud and the Psychodynamic Perspective

Review Questions

The id operates on the ________ principle.

  1. reality
  2. pleasure
  3. instant gratification
  4. guilt

Hint:

B

The ego defense mechanism in which a person who is confronted with anxiety returns to a more immature behavioral stage is called ________.

  1. repression
  2. regression
  3. reaction formation
  4. rationalization

Hint:

B

The Oedipus complex occurs in the ________ stage of psychosexual development.

  1. oral
  2. anal
  3. phallic
  4. latency

Hint:

C