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Match the psychological theories with the appropriate statement(s):

Psychodynamic Theory
Trait Theory

Learning Theory Sociocultural

Humanistic Theory

A. Individualism versus collectivism

B. Popular theorist Eysenck initiated the five-factor model.

C. The healthy personality is found in balancing the social self with the individual self.

D. Genetics determine the traits for a healthy personality, but how those traits are expressed are influenced by learning experiences, development of skills, and the ability to choose our own actions.

E. Popular theorists include Maslow and Rogers.

F. Popular theorists include Freud, Jung, and Erikson.

G. Social and cultural factors such as ethnicity, gender, culture, discrimination, and socioeconomic status influence one’s sense of self and his or her adjustment to society.

H. Taken from the European philosophy of Existentialism

I. Focus on the individuals’ capacity to build knowledge and adapt to the environments around them. Includes behaviorism and social-cognitive theory.

J. Personality is characterized by a struggle between different elements within an individual’s personality. Behavior, thoughts, and emotions are the result of this inner struggle.

K. Consists of five major personality factors which are reasonably stable elements of personality. These factors include extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience.

L. Popular theorists include Pavlov and Skinner.

M. Idea of the healthy personality is the ability to love and work.

N. A healthy personality means knowing one’s self, making authentic choices which are consistent with goals, and the capability of making real changes in their lives.

My answers where:

F - Psychodynamic Theory B - Trait Theory
D - Learning Theory A and C - Sociocultural
E - Humanistic Theory

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