Explaining Phobia

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)