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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 symbolic Quest: Basic Concepts Analytical Psychology. New Jersey: Princeton University Press.
The number four is very significant in analytical psychology. Elsewhere Skogemann argues convincingly that the Fellowship is not really nine but eight, divided into two quaternities.
The symbolic quest: Basic concepts of analytical psychology. New York: C.
Instead, Analytical Psychology proposed new symbols and a 'new mythology', for a new form of 'rebirth'.
* Carl Jung's analytical psychology, which gave me a way to explore an inner, psychological aspect of technicism and discourse;
Jung's analytical psychology has also been called "complex psychology." Jung was a pioneer in the use of word-association tests as diagnostic tools.
. "On the Relation of Analytical Psychology to Poetry." Portable 301-23.
Relatively free of irritating technical jargon and defensively polemical stances, this study does not aim to be a "psychobiography" of Unamuno, but rather proposes, by applying the methods of analytical psychology, to isolate "Unamuno's unconscious personality, and the elaborate construction of his personal myth"(p.3) through an examination of his male protagonists in seven novels, divided into three periods of his creative life.
Two Essays on Analytical Psychology, now published in English as volume 1 of the Collected Works, has often been called the best introduction to Carl G.
Among other of Jung's many contributions to psychology are his formulation of introvert and extrovert types, found in Psychological Types (1923), and his development of analytical psychology. He developed a form of psychoanalysis that addressed itself as much to the creative potential as to the analysis of neurotic symptoms.
Research in Analytical Psychology and Jungian Studies
--(1966), "On the Relation of Analytical Psychology to Poetry," "The Spirit in Man, Art and Literature," The Collected Works.

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