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1. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) The interaction of various conscious and unconscious mental or emotional processes, especially as they influence personality, behavior, and attitudes.
2. (used with a sing. verb) The study of personality and behavior in terms of such processes.
(Psychology) (functioning as singular) psychol the study of interacting motives and emotions
psy•cho•dy•nam•ics(ˌsaɪ koʊ daɪˈnæm ɪks)
1. (used with a pl. v.) the conscious and unconscious motivational forces that determine human behavior and attitudes.
2. (used with a sing. v.) any branch of psychology or method of clinical treatment that views personality as the result of an interplay between conscious and unconscious factors.
the systematic study of personality in terms of past and present experiences in relation to motivation. — psychodynamic, adj.See also: Psychology
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|Noun||1.||psychodynamics - the interrelation of conscious and unconscious processes and emotions that determine personality and motivation|
|2.||psychodynamics - the branch of social psychology that deals with the processes and emotions that determine psychology and motivation|
social psychology - the branch of psychology that studies persons and their relationships with others and with groups and with society as a whole
group dynamics - the branch of social psychology that studies the psychodynamics of interaction in social groups
psychodynamics[ˌsaikəʊdaɪˈnæmiks] NSING → psicodinámica f
n sing → Psychodynamik f