Psychodynamic


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Psychodynamic

A therapy technique that assumes improper or unwanted behavior is caused by unconscious, internal conflicts and focuses on gaining insight into these motivations.
Mentioned in: Group Therapy, Suicide
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They describe psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, and emotion-focused approaches to psychotherapy and emotion.
Beyond offering just a diagnostic classification, the manual also constitutes a comprehensive guide to explain a person's psychodynamic evaluation, whether or not such a person would have a mental disorder (4).
Overall, psychodynamic approaches and human sexuality/relationships have developed a strong and functional relationship now, but this was surely not always the case.
The second edition of "OPD-CA-2 Operationalized Psychodynamic Diagnosis in Childhood and Adolescence", originally published in German, has now been translated into English.
When applying the concepts of psychodynamic theory to the understanding of criminal behaviour, one could argue that it results from unresolved mental and internal conflicts (Colarusso & Nemiroff, 2013).
Without the capacity to look within--distinct from intelligence--a patient could struggle with the psychodynamic approach and could benefit from a more supportive form of psychotherapy.
This text examines child and adolescent development from a psychodynamic perspective, while remaining within the framework of traditional developmental phases.
With regard to the theoretical approach, half of the sample was identified as psychoanalysts, followed by psychodynamic therapists (28%), behaviorists (20%) and humanists (12%).
This book has a shortcoming in terms of in-depth psychodynamic explanation of issues of prejudice.
Washington, Jan 28 ( ANI ): Psychotherapy - both cognitive-behavioural and psychodynamic therapy - helps people with depressive personality traits- chronic melancholics - as much as those without the disposition, a psychologist has found.
From theory to applied techniques, it blends a case history format with stories of psychodynamic encounters across lifespans, blends histories of theories and treatments, and makes for a lively pick for any psychology collection at either the general or college level.
Inside Out and Outside In: Psychodynamic Clinical Theory and Psychopathology in Contemporary Multicultural Contexts (3rd ed.).