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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 story lends itself to a Jungian analysis of the psychoanalytic perspective, as an allegory of Carl Gustav Jung's personality scheme.
Bieberstein justifies this unusual theoretical choice by pointing to the particular capacity of Jungian analysis to identify character constellations and narrative functions.
The principle of 'amplificatory interpretation' is central to all Jungian analysis and differs from Freudian interpretation in one important respect, which has already been mentioned: Freud only accepted interpretations for which there was indisputable supporting evidence in the associations made by the analysands themselves.
Indeed, the sculptor's Freudian analysis was as transformative for her work as Jackson Pollock's Jungian analysis was for his.
MOZART'S fantasy opera is here placed in a Magritte-inspired surrealist setting with Jungian analysis of the individual's relationship with religion and the state.
With these credentials one might expect to find in Skogemann a much more detailed Jungian analysis of Tolkien than that found in O'Neill.
Swiss-based American Susan Tiberghien, in her book Looking for Gold, writes that when she entered Jungian analysis, people asked what was wrong with her.
As a student of Jungian analysis, Peterson has obviously given much thought to how powerful the unconscious dream symbol can be in life, and in art.
Understood as an ongoing dialectical relationship between a profane consciousness and sacred collective unconscious, Jungian analysis is akin to ritual divination between visible and divine (Metraux, 1959, p.
The analysis of synchronistic events is an integral part of Jungian analysis (Brenneis & Boersma, 1993; Hopcke, 1988; Kelly, 1993) and uses such techniques as meditation, guided imagery, active imagination, and dream analysis.
The difference between sacred storytelling and narrative theology is that the former begins with the obvious, much like Gestalt therapy, while the latter prefers the obscure, in much the same fashion as Jungian analysis. The obvious in this book is the title, and there is no better starting point for discussion than this bevy of birds.
In Jungian analysis, the individual gains insight into the relations between ego and the unconscious, acquiring an understanding and mastery over the confusion caused by the personal complexes and defenses.