Compare and contrast psychodynamic theories: Freudian Theory; Ego Psychology; Object Relations; Self Psychology; and Relational Theory. Discuss these points for each theory: what is the primary motivator in life; what is the theory of personality development; what is the theory of psychopathology; what is/are the main defenses used; what is the theory of how change occurs; what is the theory of technique. Lastly, describe a current clinical situation or sociocultural phenomenon in the U.S. and use one of the five psychodynamic theories to explain how you understand your example.
Answers with the course’s readings and at least wo scholarly journal articles. The article’s purpose is to support your positions, claims, and observations, in addition to your textbook. Sources ProQuest and EBSCOhost are great sites to find resources. Also, write in a concise and logical, using excellent grammar and style techniques. Additionally, the quality of your writing dictates grading criteria. On the other hand, if you use direct quotes from books or articles, place the words you copied (use parenthesis) and cite them in-line. Also, only use sources within the five-year range.
The quotes should be complete sentences (no more, less) and should be incorporate-d in your essay to illustrate your ideas. Please, cite your sources in a clickable reference list at the end. Also, do not copy without providing proper attribution (quotation marks and in-line citations). Also, write an essay format, not in bullet form, numbering, or another list format. It would be best if you use your own words. Lastly, proofread your work and run it through Grammarly for thorough confirmation.