jungian psychoanalysis


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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.

Jungian psychoanalysis

Psychiatry
A form of psychoanalysis developed by Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961), who trained with Freud but subsequently formed his own school of psychoanalysis. In contrast to Freud—for whom a person’s past, in particular those of psychosexual development, serves as the substrate for all future events—Jung viewed the mind as a result of past experiences and future expectation. Jungian psychoanalysis guides the patient to merge his or her personal unconscious mind with that of the “collective unconscious”.

Psychoanalysis differs from psychotherapy in that the former is more formal, intense and concerned with early sexuality and events of infancy, which may or may not be remembered as they actually occurred (as in the “false memory” phenomenon).

Jungian psychoanalysis

Psychiatry A form of psychoanalysis which guides a Pt to merge the personal unconscious with that of a 'collective unconscious'. See False memory. Cf Freudian analysis, Hypnosis, Psychotherapy.

jung·i·an psy·cho·a·nal·y·sis

(yung'ē-ăn sī'kō-ă-nal'i-sis)
The theory of psychopathology and the practice of psychotherapy, according to the principles of C. G. Jung, which emphasized human beings' symbolic nature, and differs from freudian psychoanalysis especially in placing less significance on instinctual (sexual) urges.
Synonym(s): analytic psychology.

Jung,

Carl Gustav, Swiss psychiatrist and psychologist, 1875-1961.
jungian psychoanalysis - the theory of psychopathology and the practice of psychotherapy. Synonym(s): analytical psychology