Please provide all answers with a peer review journal reference.
(1) Consider the concepts of resistance and transference from the psychoanalytic perspective. How might these concepts negatively affect a relationship? Explain. Are there ever positive effects from the application of one or both of these concepts? Why or why not? While not required, personal examples in support of your position are acceptable as a supplement to the scholarly research in this area depending on the extent to which you feel comfortable discussing such information.
(2) Thanatophobia, sometimes called “death anxiety,” is the fear of one’s own death. From the psychoanalytic perspective, how would you relate to a family member who is fixated on this phobia? Why?
Psychotherapy has also been identified in the literature as “talk therapy.” Has talk therapy positively contributed to the growth of psychology as a helping science? Why or why not? Have other therapy strategies that are not related to talk therapy made more significant contributions than talk therapy to the growth of psychology as a helping science? Why or why not? Give examples.