Psychoanalysis

Feeling is Believing : Religion Meets Psychoanalysis

The irony of using psychoanalysis to explore what instills the different levels of religious fervor into people is that Sigmund Freud took an atheistic approach when attempting to offer explanations in this realm. Of course, the continuing conflict between science and religion when it comes to determining world history is just one example of this… Read More »

The Reflecting Nature of Narcissism

Love of one’s self is the cornerstone of a happy life, though other determinants will ultimately factor into that life. Those that possess this trait can usually broaden the scope of that love from formative years into adulthood. During that span, the ability to include other human beings or at least project such feelings usually… Read More »

Eysenck’s Personality Inventory (EPI) (Extroversion/Introversion)

The Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI) measures two pervasive, independent dimensions of personality, Extraversion-Introversion and Neuroticism-Stability, which account for most of the variance in the personality domain. Each form contains 57 “Yes-No” items with no repetition of items. The inclusion of a falsification scale provides for the detection of response distortion. The traits measured are Extraversion-Introversion… Read More »

Establishing a relationship through psychoanalysis

Establishing a strong relationship through psychoanalysis serves as the ultimate goal for both the analyst who practice this therapy and the individuals who agree to undergo it. The evolution of it has been continual since Sigmund Freud first brought it to the forefront more than a century ago. Upon deeper analysis from people like Patrick… Read More »