Definition of Psychoanalysis

1. Noun. 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"




Definition of Psychoanalysis

1. n. = Psychanalysis, Psychanalytic.

Definition of Psychoanalysis

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

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Definition of Psychoanalysis

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Literary usage of Psychoanalysis

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1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1920)
"psychoanalysis has the world "on mental tiptoes," so to speak. ... Your thoughtful customers of every kind will be interested in psychoanalysis ITS HISTORY, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"In its prophylactic function psychoanalysis bids fair to become an important ... Though psychoanalysis began as a form of medical practice and its chief ..."

3. Roosevelt: A Study in Ambivalence by George Sylvester Viereck (1919)
"psychoanalysis did not exist before Freud. Freud gave us the key to the soul. ... Above the portal of the Future, psychoanalysis writes the new legend: ..."

4. Mysticism, Freudianism and Scientific Psychology by Knight Dunlap (1920)
"A new science and application of pedagogy are being reared upon the data obtained by psychoanalysis, as witness the masterly work of Pfister recently ..."

5. Diseases of the nervous system by Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1917)
"To use such a scheme as this, however, and in general to gain any real insight beneath the surface of the psychic life, the technic of psychoanalysis needs ..."

6. Collected papers on analytical psychology by Carl Gustav Jung, Constance Ellen Long (1917)
"I must limit myself to this part of the subject because I am quite unable to place before my audience all that psychoanalysis means and strives for, ..."

7. The Psychoanalytic Method by Oskar Pfister (1917)
"SECTION 4 THE PREREQUISITES OF THE psychoanalysis CHAPTER XXII THE ... Obviously psychoanalysis cannot be forbidden by legal enactment since it is only a ..."

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