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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or incorporating the methods and theory of treatment of mental or emotional disorders originated by Sigmund Freud.

Usage examples (39)
  • He's rather whacky to read if you're not steeped in psychoanalytic theory, but the core concept rocks.
  • The question should not be if long-term psychoanalytic therapies are useful -- but why don't we know about the efficacy of this approach?
  • The problem is that many alternatives of long-term psychoanalytic (or psychodynamic) therapy approaches do not work for the much of the population.
  • Rather than understanding this return in psychoanalytic terms, however, I examine these heroines in terms of competing ideals of national identity and femininity. for more
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