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dream analysis

a process of gaining access to the unconscious mind by means of examining the content of dreams, usually through the method of free association.

dream analysis

A process purporting to derive information about the state of the unconscious mind by an interpretation of the symbolic significance of the dream content.
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The role played by Muslim clerics in dream interpretation, aided by the burning of reputedly sacred incense from Mecca or Yemen, which can be procured in the region, is remarkable.
In Dream Interpretation in Theory: Drawing on the contributions of Freud, Jung, and the Kleinians, Schon shares an in-depth understanding regarding how dreams have been written of and approached in the psychoanalytic field.
With that brief historical information and the realization that one function of fortunetellers is dream interpretation, we might imagine that Korean dream lore was highly developed, and is still part of the Korean worldview, even for those not visiting fortunetellers or believing in dream interpretation.
Dream interpretation sessions were conducted by a doctoral-level counseling psychology student who had previous experience counseling college students with career-related issues and had training with the dream interpretation model (Hall, 1996).
Thus, the task of dream interpretation is to undo what the dream-work wove and decipher the symbolic meaning of the dream.
Gateway to Dreams--3 Simple Steps to Dream Interpretation
Other women have gone as far as resorting to experts for dream interpretations in order to advance their own interests, such as one woman who attempted to fabricate a dream interpretation against her sister-in-law.
Diane Brandon's Dream Interpretation for Beginners: Understand the Wisdom of Your Sleeping Mind (9780738741918, $15.
Before the club meeting, I pulled several dream interpretation books that listed images in dreams and their "meanings.
Because Freud believed that the unconscious was most readily revealed in dreams, dream interpretation became the lynch-pin of psychoanalysis.
Jungian therapist and dream interpretation teacher Meredith Moon says, "Dreams are given for our healing and wholeness.
The case illustrates dream interpretation as a psychotherapeutic tool and highlights the importance of considering cultural context to help make sense of a client's dreams and waking-life beliefs, feelings, and behaviors.