PSY 308: Theories of personality
While watching the MTV Real World video, apply both Adler’s theory and Horney’s personality theories to the at least two roommates in the show. In particular discuss which roommates display the following personality traits and give examples of how their personality or behavior demonstrates these traits.
- Adler’s theory of inferiority, superiority, and overcompensation
- Adler’s theory of Styles of Life – Dominant Type, Getting Type, Avoiding Type, and Socially Useful Type
- Horney’s Neurotic Trends – Compliant, Detached, Aggressive
- Horney’s Neurotic Needs – Affection and approval, Dominant partner, Power, Exploitation, Prestige, Admiration, Achievement, Self-sufficiency, Perfection, narrow limits to life
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