latent content


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Noun1.latent content - (psychoanalysis) hidden meaning of a fantasy or dream
depth psychology, psychoanalysis, analysis - a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud; "his physician recommended psychoanalysis"
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
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As a therapist in training, I am learning to hear the manifest content and listen for the latent content.
Babbie (2010) added that analysis of latent content is also important.
This facade consists of a series of deformations produced by dream-work, the set of mental operations that transform the latent content of the dream into manifest content to render its true sexual meaning unrecognizable to the consciousness.
Whereas manifest content analysis refers to those elements that are present and countable, latent content analysis considers an interpretative reading of that data.
Surrealism might be a good name for the visual language of this artwork and its basic operation of making manifest the latent content of repressed experiences, but another term is needed for artwork whose purpose is to work through and extirpate wartime trauma.
Their manifest content, to use a Freudian term, actively hides their latent content.
The methodology is useful for inferring manifest and latent content by systematically and objectively examining the messages contained in the artifact (Taylor, 2009).
Thus, instead of Torah niglah and nistar we have manifest and latent content, or the conscious and unconscious.
193), to approach the medieval masculine unconscious, 'where the latent content of dreams and fantasies resides' (p.
Theoretical coding of the latent content of two discussion categories discovered a unifying theme in students' construction of new knowledge: an awareness of the importance of language policy and culture and advocacy for linguistic minority children for their development as bilingual educators.