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psychology

 [si-kol´o-je]
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.

depth psy·chol·o·gy

the psychology of the unconscious, especially in contrast with older (19th-century) academic psychology dealing only with conscious mentation; sometimes used synonymously with psychoanalysis.

depth psychology

n.
1. Psychology of the unconscious mind.
2. Psychoanalysis.

depth psychology

any approach to psychology that emphasizes the study of personality and behavior in relation to unconscious motivation. See also psychoanalysis.

depth psychology

1. Any school of psychology that emphasizes unconscious motivation, as distinct from the psychology of conscious behaviour.
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For depth psychology the understanding of the conscious/unconscious dynamic in the human psyche places affect in center stage.
The forgotten origins of our technological world-view, which have lingered as a collective and shared cultural-historical symptom and dream, made phenomenology and depth psychology possible and necessary.
What depth psychology discovered is that in their Zen-like mystery and the tangled copse of their metaphors and symbols, Gnostic writing constituted a treasury of "radical inwardness and imagination" and sounded the beginnings of depth psychology (240).
This is a book which is thoroughly interdisciplinary in its scope, if sometimes (albeit justifiably) less than tolerant of some subdisciplines of psychology in its rush to bring clinical depth psychology up to date with academic depth psychology.
15] Revisioning and understanding our intellectual life and heart center are two strong bonds between depth psychology and Classical Yoga.
Healing wisdom: Depth psychology and the pastoral ministry.
Anxiety; using depth psychology to find a balance in your life.
As also continues to be the case with Freud, we can expect no early end to trade union defenses of Jung, and partisan attacks on the two pioneering founders of depth psychology will almost certainly continue.
The book draws its issues and methods from biblical studies and Jungian depth psychology.
He then attended lectures by the pioneer French psychologist Pierre Janet in Paris and became an assistant at the Burgholzli Clinic under Eugen Bleuler, head of the Zurich school of depth psychology.
course work in Depth Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute; he holds a M.
The conference, like the previous ones, hoped to bring to a wider public the understanding of depth psychology which Carl Gustav Jung espoused.