Freudian psychology

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Noun1.Freudian psychology - the psychological theories of Sigmund Freud
mental hygiene, psychotherapeutics, psychotherapy - the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods
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The field of psychiatry, dominated by Freudian psychology for decades, radically evolved from psychoanalysis to pharmacotherapy with the discovery that serious mental disorders are treatable with medications, thus dispensing with the couch.
Dot Painting, 2014, for example, subjects pumped-up Papunya-style dots from Western Desert Aboriginal art to a hard edge Rorschach-style pictorial mirroring (a favored device of Gerber's), blending what is generally thought to be divergent traditions and registers, a situation further problematized by the nod to Freudian psychology. Indeed, if there are common traits across the stylistic variance of Gerber's production, it's the artist's tendency to lead with his chin on sensitive cultural issues and the palpable presence of a sexualized subtext.
Exploring his personal experience with obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD, Adam leads readers through a tour of Freudian psychology, genetics, evolutionary psychology, philosophy, neurobiology, anthropology, and zoology in an attempt to understand the mental illness.
Some specific theories Inoue presents are behaviorism, positivism, reinforcement, social learning, constructivism, Freudian psychology, and social identity.
and trading psychologists Ken Celiano and Andres Menaker combined "social brain theory" with neurochemistry, human physiology, Freudian psychology and fractal theory to explore the effects of securities traders' unconscious minds on their "judgment, skills and behavior" while making trades.
In the intervening Chapter 4, Taylor considers advertisers' increased interest in the 1950s in Freudian psychology, a phenomenon that led to new forms of advertising that sought appeal to consumers on a visceral and emotional, rather than on a rational, level.
And, indeed, by the end of her study, it seems that hands and touching are as central to literary modernism as its classic demarcations of World War I, Freudian psychology, and technologies of transportation.
Despite much ink spilt over how Hugo von Hofmannsthal, in the text Strauss set to music, brought Freudian psychology to bear on the original tragedy of Sophocles, pretty well all the characters in the opera are one-dimensional.
After his introduction, Genter gives almost equal attention to high, romantic, and late modernism throughout his eight chapters because he defines his late modernists, as individuals and as a group, against the ideas and arguments of high and romantic modernists, respectively Genter argues that an otherwise "varied" group of high modernists including literary and cultural critics like Theodor Adorno, Lionel'Trilling, and Allen Tate prized the autonomous work of art, formalism, and orthodox Freudian psychology, inter alia (13).
Bettelheim's 1975 book analyzes fairy tales in terms of Freudian psychology. He discusses the emotional and symbolic importance of fairy tales, including the collected works of the Brothers Grimm.
Articles look at reflections of Medea in law, Freudian psychology, advertising and even her name given to a gene which, in beetles, aborts unwanted offspring.
Following Freudian psychology, Hofer views characters' somatoform manifestations as responses to their perceived helplessness and frustration.