Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
707003572016PERSONALITY THEORIESCompulsory356
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
At the end of this course, students will learn about the nature and process of personality, factors that affect behavior, personality measurement and the development of psychopathology from a Freudian and Neo-Freudian perspective. Students will be able to explain the behavior of the given cases in the framework of these theoretical perspectives.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Serap Tekinsav Sütcü
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to describe what personality is
2To recognize the Freudian and Neo-Freudian theoretical perspectives on personality
3To be able to compare the Freudian and Neo-Freudian theories of personality, personality processes, the origins of personality and psychopathology
4To be able to explain your nature and origins of personality as well as others personalities
5To be able to critisize the theories relying on scientific principles
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course; definition of personality, basic assumptions in personality theories, areas of personality theories, Freud and Psychoanalytic theory, ego psychology, Jung and analytic theory, Adler and Individual psychology, Sullivan and relations theory, Horney and Holistic approach.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to the course: Contents, importance, and rules of the course, teaching and assessment methodsMeeting and examining the course content
2Description of personality. Basic (philosophical) assumptions in personality theories Reading [Hall (1998), Chapter 1]
3Philosophical approaches (cont.) Areas of personality theories
4S. Freud and the psychoanalytical theoryWatching a movie (Sigmund Freud The Brain Archeologist) Reading (Coursebook Chapter 1)
5S. Freud and the psychoanalytical theory (continued)
6Psychology of egoReading textbook
7C. Jung and Analytic theoryReading (textbook chapter 3)
8Jung and Analytical Theory (cont.)
9Midterm
10A. Adler and Individual PsychologyReading (textbook chapter 2)
11A. Adler and Individual Psychology (cont.)Reading (Adler, 2000) Case study
12H.S. Sullivan and Relations theoryReading (textbook chapter 6) Case study
13K. Horney and holistic approachReading (textbook chapter 5)
14K. Horney and holistic approachReading
15Discussion: Critical view of theories and comparison of theories. Feedback to the course
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Geçtan, E. (2008). Psikanaliz ve Sonrası. Metis yayınları Yazgan İnanç, B. ve Yerlikay, E.E. (2018). Kişilik Kuramları. Pegem Akademi Hall, C. (1998). Theories of Personality. New York: John Wiley & Sons Brenner, C. (1998). Psikanaliz Temel Kavramlar. HYB yayınclık Freud, S.(1994) Psikanalize Giriş Dersleri. Öteki Yayınevi Jung, C.G. (1997). Analitik Psikoloji. Payel Yayınları Adler, A. (2005) Bireysel Psikoloji. Say yayınları Adler A. (2000) Eğitimi zor çocukların psikolojisi. Kariyer yayınları Horney, K. (1994) Psikanalizde yeni yollar. Öteki yayınevi Horney, K. (1995) Kadın Psikolojisi. Öteki yayınevi
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination11717
Reading9872
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
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