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SEMESTER SPRING 2019 Introduction to Psychology (PSY101) Assignment No. 01 Due Date: 17.05.2019



Introduction to Psychology (PSY101) Assignment No. 01

Due Date: 17.05.2019                                                                   Marks: 20


Assignment Objectives:



This assignment has been designed to make students:


  • Understand The Psychodynamic Approach/ Model in depth


  • Apply learned knowledge in real life settings




You have read about Psychoanalytic theory in lecture 05 of your course in detail. Following are few scenarios related to psychological interventions/therapeutic techniques/concepts related to psychoanalytic therapy. You are supposed to read them in detail and identify the psychological intervention/therapeutic techniques/concept discussed in each scenario. After that justify your selection giving at least four points:




Identification psychological

intervention/therapeutic technique/concept


Ahmed went to a psychologist who made him sit in comfortable position and told him to say whatever came to his mind. He was told to even talk about the most uncomfortable and

embarrassing things.



Adnan, a psychoanalyst, believes that dreams are a royal road to unconscious and can   be     understood through

two   levels i.e. manifest and



latent content.



Sara used to go to a psychologist for therapy and had a very good relationship with him. Gradually, she started liking him and developed some feelings towards him.



Salma is treating a young lad Ahmed who is very educated well to do. He has opposite view as compared to Salma’s regarding religion. During the course of therapy, Salma developed some negative feelings towards Ahmed.




Instructions to follow:

  1. Please record your answers in the given table otherwise your assignment will be graded as
  2. In identification just mention the name of the particular
  3. In justification section, give at least four points but avoid writing long
  4. Do not copy paste and write in your own



Marking scheme: 1+1+1+1for identification, 4+4+4+4 for justification=20




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Important Instructions:

Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting the assignment solution.


  • Make sure that you upload the solution file before the due No assignment will be accepted through e-mail once the solution has been uploaded by the instructor.


Formatting guidelines:

  • Use the font style “Times New Roman”/ “Arial” and font size “12”.
  • It is advised to compose your document in MS-Word
  • Use black and blue font colors


Solution guidelines:

  • Every student will work individually and has to write in the form of an analytical
  • Give the answer according to
  • For acquiring the relevant knowledge don’t rely only on handouts but watch the video lectures and use other reference books


Rules for Marking

Please note that your assignment will not be graded or graded as Zero (0) if:

·         It has been submitted after due date

  • The file you uploaded does not open or is corrupt
  • It is in any format other than doc (MS. Word)
  • It is cheated or copied from other students, internet, books, journals etc…

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