LECTURE GUIDE
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
 
JOHN W. NICHOLS, M.A.
 
TOPIC #7: Personality Theories and Assessment
 
I. PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORY 

    A. Structure of personality: 

        1. ID - 

        2. Ego - 

        3. Superego - 

    B. Psychosexual Stages of Development: 

        1. Oral - 

        2. Anal - 

        3. Phallic - 

        4. Latency - 

        5. Genital - 

    C. Ego Defense Mechanisms: 

        1. Unconscious - 

        2. Intrapsychic - 

        3. Self-deceptive - 

II. NEO-PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORIES 

    A. Individual Psychology: 

        1. Inferiority vs. Superiority - 

        2. Compensation and Overcompensation - 

    B. Sociopsychological Theory: 

    C. Humanistic Psychoanalysis: 

    D. Developmental Theory: 

    E. Analytic Psychology: 

        1. Personal Unconscious - 

        2. Collective Unconscious - 

        3. Archetypes - 

III. LEARNING THEORIES 

    A. Behavioristic - 

    B. Social Learning Theory - 

    C. Cognitive Social Learning Theory - 

IV. HUMANISTIC THEORIES 

     A. Person-centered Theory: 

        1. Conditional Positive Regard (CPR) - 

        2. Conditions of Worth - 

        3. Unconditional Positive Regard (UPR) - 

    B. Self-actualization Theory: 

        1. Deficiency needs - 

        2. Growth needs - 

V. TYPE THEORIES 

    A. Morphological Theory: 

    B. Hippocrates' Temperament types - 

VI. TRAIT THEORIES 

    A. Personalism - 

    B. Multivariate Experimental Theory - 

    C. Factor Theory - 

VII. PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT 

     A. Reliability - 

        1. Test-retest - 

        2. Split-test - 

        3. Inter-judge - 

    B. Validity - 

        1. Content - 

        2. Construct - 

        3. Face - 

        4. Criterion - 

        5. Concurrent - 

        6. Predictive - 

        7. Empirical - 

VIII. PROJECTIVE TESTS 

    A. Rorschach Inkblot Test - 

    B. Thematic Apperception Test - 

IX. OBJECTIVE TESTS 

    A. MMPI - 

    B. 16PF - 

    C. CPI - 

X. BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT 

 

WHERE TO GO FROM HERE? 
If the topic of personality theory is of particular interest to you, you may be interested in 

PSY 1193 Introduction to Personality