Different personality theories have been proposed to explain differences in human personality. This paper evaluates Freud’s tripartite (structural) theory of personality. The first section begins with the illumination of the major principles of this theory, and this is followed by an assessment of how this theory addresses differences in gender and culture. In the third section, the theory’s comprehensiveness on how personality develops is explained. Fourthly, this paper assesses how this theory addresses changes in personality over the lifespan. It then concludes with the major points.
A brief summary of the major principles of the theory
In this theory, Feud divides the mind in three agencies: id, ...