Psychoanalysis

Psychoanalysis

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noun


(1)   A set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud
"His physician recommended psychoanalysis"
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Etymology


From + , after German .

Noun


  1. a family of psychological theories and methods within the field of psychotherapy that work to find connections among patients' unconscious mental processes