analytical psychology

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the science dealing with the mind and mental processes, especially in relation to human and animal behavior. adj., adj psycholog´ic, psycholog´ical.
analytic psychology (analytical psychology) the system of psychology founded by Carl Gustav Jung, based on the concepts of the collective unconscious and the complex.
clinical psychology the use of psychologic knowledge and techniques in the treatment of persons with emotional difficulties.
community psychology the application of psychological principles to the study and support of the mental health of individuals in their social sphere.
criminal psychology the study of the mentality, the motivation, and the social behavior of criminals.
depth psychology the study of unconscious mental processes.
developmental psychology the study of changes in behavior that occur with age.
dynamic psychology psychology stressing the causes and motivations for behavior.
environmental psychology study of the effects of the physical and social environment on behavior.
experimental psychology the study of the mind and mental operations by the use of experimental methods.
forensic psychology psychology dealing with the legal aspects of behavior and mental disorders.
gestalt psychology gestaltism; the theory that the objects of mind, as immediately presented to direct experience, come as complete unanalyzable wholes or forms that cannot be split into parts.
individual psychology the psychiatric theory of Alfred adler, stressing compensation and overcompensation for feelings of inferiority and the interpersonal nature of a person's problems.
physiologic psychology (physiological psychology) the branch of psychology that studies the relationship between physiologic and psychologic processes.
social psychology psychology that focuses on social interaction, on the ways in which actions of others influence the behavior of an individual.

jung·i·an psy·cho·a·nal·y·sis

the theory of psychopathology and the practice of psychotherapy, according to the principles of Jung, which uses a system of psychology and psychotherapy emphasizing the human being's symbolic nature, and differs from freudian psychoanalysis especially in placing less significance on instinctual (sexual) urges.

analytical psychology

A system of psychoanalysis developed by Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Jung, which minimises the influences of sexual factors in emotional disorders and stresses integration of unconscious forces and motivations underlying human behaviour.


Carl Gustav, Swiss psychiatrist and psychologist, 1875-1961.
jungian psychoanalysis - the theory of psychopathology and the practice of psychotherapy. Synonym(s): analytical psychology
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The original was founded at Zurich-Hottingen as a training and research centre for analytical psychology (the phrase coined by Jung to distinguish his approach from Freud's psychoanalysis).
The book includes lectures the author delivered at the 2011 Conference of the Moscow Association for Analytical Psychology, art and photographic images, and patient anecdotes.
Key Papers in Contemporary Analytical Psychology, 83-102, London: Routledge, 1998.
Several years earlier she had received the diploma in Analytical Psychology from the C.
In this exploration of Jungian concepts, Byington a founder/first president of the Brazilian Society for Analytical Psychology, begins aptly enough with the creation of the universe and how what Jung called humanity's "shadow" side is threatening the world.
The author suggests that the psychodrama modality integrates aspects of existential therapy, Gestalt therapy, transactional analysis and Jungian analytical psychology.
She uses cognitive analytic therapy, as well as research and ideas from transpersonal and humanistic psychology, analytical psychology, neuroscience, and mindfulness and body oriented sensorimotor psychotherapy.

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