Why Is the PsychoDynamic Theory So Damned Persistent?


When the psychodynamic theory came onto the scene, it was unique in its own right. Freud, the father of the psychodynamic theory, asked many questions that up to that point in history had not been asked, let alone answered. Cervone and Pervin (2010) mention that in place of focusing his questions on one conceptual model, Freud focused on two. First, are the contents of the mind something humans are aware of? Second, what does each mental system do? While Freud’s