Freud’s Psychoanalytical Approach

This paper examines Freud’s approach to psychoanalysis based on his concept of personality.

The following research describes the psychoanalytical approach of Sigmund Freud.

Psychoanalysis, which was developed by Freud, was the beginning of modern psychology and psychiatry. For the purpose of understanding the method behind psychoanalysis, it is necessary to be aware of Freud’s concept of personality. Freud divided the personality into three elements: the id, ego, and superego.

The id is the unconscious portion of the personality. Its principal purpose is to discharge that energy which is released in the person by internal or external stimulation. The id contains our infantile desires. Our overt memory is very inadequate with regard to the first five years of life. As Freud states: We have learnt not only that the material of the …