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Introduction: Psychoanalysis

Description of Psychoanalysis

Psychoanalysis: psychotherapeutic study of thoughts, emotions, and behavior using free association to reveal unconscious conflicts, symbolism, or motivation.
Source: CRISP

Psychoanalysis: The separation or resolution of the psyche into its constituent elements. The term has two separate meanings: 1. a procedure devised by Sigmund Freud, for investigating mental processes by means of free association, dream interpretation and interpretation of resistance and transference manifestations; and 2. a theory of psychology developed by Freud from his clinical experience with hysterical patients. (From Campbell, Psychiatric Dictionary, 1996).
Source: MeSH 2007

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