analytical psychology

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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.

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.

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.


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 number four is very significant in analytical psychology.
What is remarkable about the development of Jung's analytical psychology is that he spiritualised the world of nature, the world of drives and instincts.
Fourth, one of the most central concepts of analytical psychology, the notion of the Self, is deeply indebted to Goethean thinking and represents a restatement, albeit a simplified one, of certain fundamental tenets of Weimar Classicism.
Carl Jung's analytical psychology, which gave me a way to explore an inner, psychological aspect of technicism and discourse;
Indeed, we might say that he was in many ways himself a Gnostic alchemist; Jung himself made a direct connection between his work and alchemy in Memories, Dreams, Reflections: "I had very soon [after intense study of Gnosticism and alchemy] seen that analytical psychology coincided in a most curious way with alchemy.
1966), "The Relations between the Ego and the Unconscious, Two Essays on Analytical Psychology," The Collected Works.
Drawing upon the wisdom of three great thinkers--Swiss psychiatrist Jung Nobel Prize-winning physicist Wolfgang Pauli, and analyst-scholar Marie-Louise von Franz--At the Heart of the Matter strives to clarify the phenomenon that is synchronicity, and uncover common ground between the scientific and the spiritual in practicing analytical psychology as part of a holistic approach to help the suffering of patients.
Moreover, Jung referred to Kant nearly twenty times - more than to any other philosopher - in his correspondence (or at least in that which has been published), repeatedly trying to assimilate the fundamental notions of analytical psychology to the key concepts of the critical philosophy of Kant.
The subject of complex systems applied to analytical psychology is a growing area of research, and it perfectly melds her interests.
a) Carl Jung, Two Essays on Analytical Psychology, New York, 1953, p.
But how many diners at the Ermitage or Schweizerhof also know that it is a world-renowned centre for analytical psychology that attracts some 350 full-time students each year from around 30 different nations?

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