Carl Jung Essay

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Carl G. Jung Assignment Joaquina Miller PSYC 3331 University of Houston Clearlake February 10, 2012 Carl G. Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist and founder of the school of analytical psychology. He proposed and developed the concepts of the extroverted and introverted personality, archetypes, and the collective unconscious. Carl Jung felt for many years he had two separate personalities. One introverted while the other was extroverted. This interplay results in his study of integration and wholeness. His work has been influential not only in psychology, but in religion and literature as well. Jung was born on July 26, 1875 in Kesswil, Switzerland, the only son of a Protestant clergyman. I found Carl Jung’s theories on psychological type’s one aspect of psychology that I find extremely interesting. The two basic psychological types in Jung’s framework, the introvert and extrovert, describe the basic relationship the individual has with the world and the objects around them. Introverts are people who prefer their internal world of thoughts, feelings, fantasies, dreams and, while extroverts prefer the external world of things and people and activities. Individual who are Introverted feeling type this personality type, is capable of deep emotions but avoid any outward expression of it. They are the happiest alone, by themselves and draw energy from solitude, are more likely to formulate their own ethical judgments and frameworks, have a tendency towards pessimism and anxiety and finds safety and warmth with other people only when security has been established and the relationship boundaries have been fixed. Extroverted refers to a person whose mental processes are directed at the external world whereas Introversion refers to an orientation towards the internal world. Judging and Perceiving are two

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