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psychoanalysis

noun [U]  us   /ˌsɑɪ·koʊ·əˈnæl·ə·sɪs/
a theory and method of treating mental illness in which a person is encouraged to talk about private thoughts and events to someone trained in this method
Translations of “psychoanalysis”
in Korean 정신 분석…
in Arabic تَحليل نَفسي…
in Portuguese psicanálise…
in Catalan psicoanàlisi…
in Japanese 精神分析(療法)…
in Italian psicanalisi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精神分析學,心理分析學…
in Russian психоанализ…
in Turkish ruhî çözümleme, psikanaliz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精神分析学,心理分析学…
in Polish psychoanaliza…
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