psychoanalytic psychiatry

psy·cho·an·a·lyt·ic psy·chi·a·try

psychiatric theory and practice emphasizing the principles of psychoanalysis.

psy·cho·an·a·lyt·ic psy·chi·a·try

(sī'kō-an'ă-lit'ik sī-kī'ă-trē)
Psychiatric theory and practice emphasizing the principles of psychoanalysis.
Synonym(s): dynamic psychiatry.
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Freud (1856-1939), the founder of modern psychology and psychoanalytic psychiatry, is best known for his theories of the unconscious mind and the defense mechanism of repression.
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Elizabeth Auchincloss, vice chair for graduate medical education at the medical center, said the theoretical basis of psychoanalytic psychiatry is often neglected.
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