Meaning of “psychoanalysis” - Learner’s Dictionary

psychoanalysis

noun [ U ] us uk /ˌsaɪkəʊəˈnæləsɪs/

the treatment of mental problems by studying and talking about people's dreams, fears, and experiences

psychoanalytic adjective us uk /ˌsaɪkəʊˌænəlˈɪtɪk/

relating to psychoanalysis

(Definition of “psychoanalysis” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)