Psych 645 explaining phobia paper little hans – week four

For this assignment, you will choose from the following options:

  • Option 1: Dog Phobia Paper
  • Option 2: Public Speaking Phobia Paper
  • Option 3: Little Hans Case Study

Read the Explaining Phobia Paper and select one option to complete the assignment.

 

 

Option 3: Little Hans Case Study

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

o    Discuss how psychoanalytic theory conceptualized the phobia of Little Hans.

 

o    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:

 

 

 

o    Classical conditioning (behavioral perspective)

 

o    Observational learning (social learning perspective)

 

 

 

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