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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychoanalytic_theory

Psychoanalytic theory is the theory of personality organization and the dynamics of personality development that guides psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology. First laid out by Sigmund Freud in the late 19th century , psychoanalytic theory has undergone many refinements since his work.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychoanalysis

Psychoanalysis is a set of theories and therapeutic techniques related to the study of the unconscious mind, which together form a method of treatment for mental-health disorders. The discipline was established in the early 1890s by Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud and stemmed partly from the clinical work of Josef ...

www.personalityresearch.org/papers/beystehner.html

Beystehner does an excellent job of reviewing the history of psychoanalysis and summarizing main ideas. Although she identifies some important critics, many others are left out. Freud has a significant number feminist critics because many of his theories viewed women's sexuality in a negative light. In addition, Beystehner ...

www.simplypsychology.org/psychoanalysis.html

Remember, psychoanalysis is a therapy as well as a theory. Psychoanalysis is commonly used to treat depression and anxiety disorders. In psychoanalysis ( therapy) Freud would have a patient lie on a couch to relax, and he would sit behind them taking notes while they told him about their dreams and childhood memories ...

www5.csudh.edu/dearhabermas/selfshape01bk.htm

Feb 25, 2006 ... The following is a long, yet still very brief, history of psychoanalytic thought, including the following topics: Links | Freud | Ego Psychology | Interpersonal | Object Relations | Humanistic | Existential-Phenomenology Jungian | Archetypal | Transpersonal | Buddhist | Self | Critical Theory | Narrative | Feminist ...

www.apsa.org/content/psychoanalytic-theory-approaches

History of American Psychoanalytic Theory. Psychoanalysis became established in America between World War I and World War II, when Americans traveled to Europe to take advantage of psychoanalytic training opportunities there. The single major therapeutic perspective that was transplanted to the United States was ...

www.freudfile.org/psychoanalysis/history.html

People who played an important role in the development of psychoanalysis Freud himself wrote essential things about the history of psychoanalysis several times. His work entitled An Autobiographical Study (The Standard Edition of the Complete Works of Sigmund Freud, volume 20, ed. by James Strachey et al.

allpsych.com/journal/psychoanalysis

Aug 22, 2014 ... For more than three decades Freud played with his new concept, refined psychoanalytic technique, revised his theories, influenced art history with his theory, and redefined the field of psychology with his intriguing new ideas. By the end of 1899 the principals of psychoanalysis were in place. Freud's The ...

www.britannica.com/topic/psychoanalysis

Psychoanalysis: Psychoanalysis, a highly influential method of treating mental disorders, shaped by psychoanalytic theory, which emphasizes unconscious mental processes and is sometimes.