Basics of psychoanalytic perspective

There are three key subsystems within the personality of an individual: the Id, ego, and superego. Id is the source of instinctual drives of two types: (a) constructive drives, and (b) destructive drives. Therefore, life, or constructive, instincts are opposed by death, or destructive, instincts. The Id is completely selfish and demands immediate gratification of […]

Anxiety neurosis

Anxiety is an emotional condition, in which, there is fear and uncertainty about the future.It is a chronic fear of mild degree, strong or overwhelming fear. Anxiety, in that, feeling of mingled dread and apprehension about the future without specific cause for the fear, is a secondary drive involving an acquired avoidance response.             Anxiety neurosis […]