psychoanalysis Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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psychoanalysisnoun [U]

uk   /ˌsaɪ.kəʊ.əˈnæl.ə.sɪs/  us   /-koʊ-/
any of a ​number of the ​theories of the ​humanpersonality that ​attempt to ​examine a person's ​unconsciousmind to ​discover the ​hiddencauses of ​theirmentalproblems: Sigmund Freud is ​known as the ​father of psychoanalysis.
(Definition of psychoanalysis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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psychoanalysisnoun [U]

 us   /ˌsɑɪ·koʊ·əˈnæl·ə·sɪs/
a ​theory and ​method of ​treatingmentalillness in which a ​person is ​encouraged to ​talk about ​privatethoughts and ​events to someone ​trained in this ​method
(Definition of psychoanalysis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “psychoanalysis”
in Arabic تَحليل نَفسي…
in Korean 정신 분석…
in Portuguese psicanálise…
in Catalan psicoanàlisi…
in Japanese 精神分析(療法)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精神分析学,心理分析学…
in Turkish ruhî çözümleme, psikanaliz…
in Russian психоанализ…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精神分析學,心理分析學…
in Italian psicanalisi…
in Polish psychoanaliza…
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