Freud’s case study of Little Hans

Freud’s case study of Little Hans

In this option, you will review Freud’s case study of Little Hans, the young boy who developed a fear of horses. Read the original case study of Little Hans, located on the student website.

 

 

 

Prepare a 1,500- to 1,750-word paper in which you use psychoanalytic theory to analyze Little Hans.

 

 

 

Include the following in your paper:

 

 

 

  • Complete an analysis of the phobia of Little Hans from a psychoanalytic perspective.

     

    • Discuss how psychoanalytic theory conceptualized the phobia of Little Hans.
    • Discuss why this was such a remarkable strategy for the period.

       

  • Describe, in detail, how the phobia of Little Hans could be explained by the following:

     

    • Classical conditioning (behavioral perspective)
    • Observational learning (social learning perspective)

 

 

 

Cite at least two psychoanalytic references in your paper to support your assessment.

 

 

 

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

 

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