Use Wiley Media site resources to examine Freud’s
psychoanalytic theory and address the following:
What is the basic nature of personality, according to Freud? Briefly describe his theory of
personality structures, developmental stages, and defense mechanisms.
Provide an instance of when you or someone you know used a defense mechanism.
Identify a few major criticisms of Freud’s theories. The ITT Tech Virtual Library is a good source for
articles analyzing Freud’s theory.
Why do you think Freud’s theories are still so popular with the public, despite the many problems
psychologists have with his ideas?
Cite all sources used in the APA format, including at least three in-text citation from each source and
a References page.