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Personality Development

Personality is defined as the enduring personal characteristics of individuals.

An individual’s personality is an aggregate conglomeration of decisions we’ve made throughout our lives. There are inherent natural, genetic, and environmental factors that contribute to the development of our personality. According to process of socialization, “personality also colors our values, beliefs, and expectations…Hereditary factors that contribute to personality development do so as a result of interactions with the particular social environment in which people live.” Personality development in Sigmund Freud’s theory being formed through the interaction of id, ego and superego.

A commonly used explanation for personality development is the psychodynamic approach. The term psychodynamic describes any theory that emphasizes the constant change and development of the individual. Perhaps the best known of the psychodynamic theories is Freudian psychoanalysis.

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