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Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Freud, what type of discernible relationship is typically found in what he calls the 'anal character'?
(a) Insomnia to depression.
(b) One with a particular part of the body and its sensitivity.
(c) A symbiotic relationship of physical and mental well being.
(d) The peace of mind to that of daily stress.

2. What was the original language of the classic psycho-analysis?
(a) English.
(b) German.
(c) Spanish.
(d) Arabic.

3. How does Freud view the woman's complaint about her therapist's advice?
(a) The therapist is careless with the patient's feelings.
(b) The therapist was entirely correct.
(c) Their is a distortion between what the therapist said and how it was taken by the patient.
(d) The patient was not allowing the treatment to take full effect.

4. What term does Freud use as an alternate to homosexual?
(a) Inversion.
(b) Reversal.
(c) Backward.
(d) Transposition.

5. What is Dora in the chapter "Dreams"?
(a) The title of this section of the book.
(b) The reasoning behind hysterics.
(c) Fragment of and Analysis of a Case of Hysteria.
(d) A theory created by Freud.

6. According to Freud, how does he term the patient's experience with the grown man?
(a) A sexual trauma.
(b) Psychoanalysis.
(c) A moment of anxiety.
(d) A hysterical experience.

7. In the chapter "Dreams," how are therapeutic symptoms achieved?
(a) By looking for their physical significance.
(b) By talking and listening to what is being said.
(c) Hypnosis.
(d) Acceptance.

8. What does "The Sexual Aberrations" section address?
(a) Heterosexuality.
(b) True homosexuality.
(c) Sex addictions.
(d) Bisexuality.

9. How does Freud view bisexuality?
(a) He believes it is hereditary.
(b) He doesn't care about bisexuality.
(c) He believes it is innate.
(d) He believes it is unrelated to genetics.

10. What characteristics make the "talking" or "listening" cure method most effective?
(a) Honest speech and carefully cultivated listening modes.
(b) Displacement theory.
(c) Hypnosis.
(d) Act of letting out one's rage.

11. What two feelings does Freud mention helps the therapy process?
(a) Hope and acceptance.
(b) Love and security.
(c) Love and hope.
(d) Acceptance and love.

12. What does Freud not address concerning heredity and sexuality in "The Theory of Sexuality"?
(a) That homosexuals choose to be so.
(b) The theory that some are born homosexual as the same built-in heterosexual.
(c) That homosexuality is hereditary.
(d) That heterosexuality is innate.

13. What does the "Inversion, absolute, amphigenic and contingent" section address?
(a) True homosexuality.
(b) Predominant heterosexuals will typically manifest some homosexual leanings.
(c) Mixed gender sexuality preference.
(d) Absolute sexuality with no deviations of sexual preference.

14. What does the editor say about the patient's healing in "The Making of Psychoanalysis"?
(a) It shows that physical and mental illness are separate.
(b) It shows the temporariness of mental illness.
(c) It shows you have to fight for it.
(d) It shows she never was sick to begin with.

15. What does Freud mention happens when a person endeavors to practice psychoanalysis, but has little experience?
(a) Misinterpreting someone's grievances.
(b) Misdiagnosis.
(c) Hallucinations.
(d) Errors made.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Freud say about children that are twelve years old in "The Theory of Sexuality"?

2. What does each section pertain to in "The Theory of Sexuality"?

3. According to the editor, from what does the current American society suffer?

4. How many different sections are used in Chapter 6, "The Theory of Sexuality"?

5. What does Freud say is a type of mental pathology?

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