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personal unconscious

in jungian psychology, the more superficial layer of the unconscious in which complexes reside.
See also: collective unconscious, complex (3).
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Jung argued that in as much as we have personal unconscious, namely all the traumas, pains and impulses that escape our conscious grasp, there is also a 'collective unconscious,' which is 'identical in all men and thus constitutes a common psychic substrate of a suprapersonal nature which is present in every one of us.'
"A complex is a core pattern of emotions, memories, perceptions, and wishes in the personal unconscious organized around a common theme..." (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complex_psychology).
The latter is divided into the personal unconscious and the collective unconscious.
This implies that for selfish reasons, he allows the personal unconscious in him to prevail over the universal unconscious.
The personal unconscious also crops up in Hussein's work.
We also know that Jung qualified Freud's unconscious as 'personal', proposing, as an extension to the personal unconscious, what he called a 'collective' unconscious.
The personal unconscious is a term used by Jung to refer to experiences memories and thought that slip out of consciousness.
For Jung, the human psyche consists of three parts: the personal conscious, personal unconscious, and collective unconscious The personal conscious and personal unconscious comprise the individual psyche.
These can be found in the dark area which corresponds with Jung's personal unconscious theory.
Campbell supports Jung's distinction between personal and collective unconscious and further distinguishes between personal recollections or reflections as images rising from the personal unconscious, and the "imagery of myths" rising from the collective.
What lies in the personal unconscious of one human being will be in the conscious awareness of another.
"Dream interpretation in Islam is a spiritual way of divining the future and submitting oneself to the personal unconscious and the will of Allah.

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