Psychoanalytic theory

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Psychoanalytic theory is the theory of personality organization and the dynamics of personality development that guides psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology.wikipedia
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Sigmund Freud

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First laid out by Sigmund Freud in the late 19th century, psychoanalytic theory has undergone many refinements since his work.
Each member pledged himself not to make any public departure from the fundamental tenets of psychoanalytic theory before he had discussed his views with the others.

Unconscious mind

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The unconscious is the portion of the mind of which a person is not aware.
In psychoanalytic theory, unconscious processes are understood to be directly represented in dreams, as well as in slips of the tongue and jokes.

Defence mechanism

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The different types of defense mechanisms are: repression, reaction formation, denial, projection, displacement, sublimation, regression, and rationalization.
In psychoanalytic theory, defence mechanisms (Abwehrmechanismen) are psychological strategies brought into play by the unconscious mind to manipulate, deny, or distort reality in order to defend against feelings of anxiety and unacceptable impulses and to maintain one's self-schema or other schemas.

Psychoanalysis

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Psychoanalytic theory is the theory of personality organization and the dynamics of personality development that guides psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology.
Theories have been further developed and the results of empirical research are now more integrated in the psychoanalytic theory.

Repression (psychology)

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The different types of defense mechanisms are: repression, reaction formation, denial, projection, displacement, sublimation, regression, and rationalization.
According to psychoanalytic theory, repression plays a major role in many mental illnesses, and in the psyche of the average person.

Reaction formation

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The different types of defense mechanisms are: repression, reaction formation, denial, projection, displacement, sublimation, regression, and rationalization.
In psychoanalytic theory, reaction formation (Reaktionsbildung) is a defense mechanism in which emotions and impulses which are anxiety-producing or perceived to be unacceptable are mastered by exaggeration of the directly opposing tendency.

Content (Freudian dream analysis)

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Dreams are composed of latent and manifest content.
According to his psychoanalytic theory, dreams—like most psychological experiences—can be understood through two distinct levels: manifest and latent.

Oedipus complex

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The different stages, listed in order of progression, are: Oral, Anal, Phallic (Oedipus complex), Latency, Genital.
The Oedipus complex (also spelled Œdipus complex) is a concept of psychoanalytic theory.

Object relations theory

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The most important theorists are Erik Erikson (Psychosocial Development), Anna Freud, Carl Jung, Alfred Adler and Karen Horney, and including the school of object relations.
Object relations theory in psychoanalytic psychology is the process of developing a psyche in relation to others in the childhood environment.

Continental philosophy

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Psychoanalytic theory is a major influence in Continental philosophy and in aesthetics in particular.
Continental philosophy includes German idealism, phenomenology, existentialism (and its antecedents, such as the thought of Kierkegaard and Nietzsche), hermeneutics, structuralism, post-structuralism, deconstruction, French feminism, psychoanalytic theory, and the critical theory of the Frankfurt School and related branches of Western Marxism.

Jean Laplanche

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Laplanche is best known for his work on psychosexual development and Sigmund Freud's seduction theory, and wrote more than a dozen books on psychoanalytic theory.

Psychopathology

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Psychoanalytic theory is the theory of personality organization and the dynamics of personality development that guides psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology.

Free association (psychology)

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Freud had ceased his analysis of the brain and his physiological studies and shifted his focus to the study of the mind and the related psychological attributes making up the mind, and on treatment using free association and the phenomena of transference.

Transference

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Freud had ceased his analysis of the brain and his physiological studies and shifted his focus to the study of the mind and the related psychological attributes making up the mind, and on treatment using free association and the phenomena of transference.

The Interpretation of Dreams

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Starting with his publication of The Interpretation of Dreams in 1899, his theories began to gain prominence.

Josef Breuer

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Freud first began his studies on psychoanalysis in collaboration with Dr. Josef Breuer, especially when it came to the study on Anna O. The relationship between Freud and Breuer was a mix of admiration and competition, based on the fact that they were working together on the Anna O. case and had to balance two different ideas as to her diagnosis and treatment.

Anna O.

Anna O
Freud first began his studies on psychoanalysis in collaboration with Dr. Josef Breuer, especially when it came to the study on Anna O. The relationship between Freud and Breuer was a mix of admiration and competition, based on the fact that they were working together on the Anna O. case and had to balance two different ideas as to her diagnosis and treatment.

Id, ego and super-ego

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Sigmund Freud maintained that the personality consists of three different elements, the id, the ego and the superego.

Pleasure principle (psychology)

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The id acts in accordance with the pleasure principle, in that it avoids pain and seeks pleasure.

Freudian slip

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Freudian slips (also known as parapraxes) occur when the ego and superego do not work properly, exposing the id and internal drives or wants.

Denial

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The different types of defense mechanisms are: repression, reaction formation, denial, projection, displacement, sublimation, regression, and rationalization.

Psychological projection

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The different types of defense mechanisms are: repression, reaction formation, denial, projection, displacement, sublimation, regression, and rationalization.

Displacement (psychology)

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The different types of defense mechanisms are: repression, reaction formation, denial, projection, displacement, sublimation, regression, and rationalization.

Sublimation (psychology)

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The different types of defense mechanisms are: repression, reaction formation, denial, projection, displacement, sublimation, regression, and rationalization.

Regression (psychology)

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The different types of defense mechanisms are: repression, reaction formation, denial, projection, displacement, sublimation, regression, and rationalization.