psychoanalyst


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psy·cho·a·nal·y·sis

 (sī′kō-ə-năl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. psy·cho·a·nal·y·ses (-sēz′)
1.
a. The method of psychological therapy originated by Sigmund Freud in which free association, dream interpretation, and analysis of resistance and transference are used to explore repressed or unconscious impulses, anxieties, and internal conflicts, in order to free psychic energy for mature love and work.
b. The theory of personality developed by Freud that focuses on repression and unconscious forces and includes the concepts of infantile sexuality, resistance, transference, and division of the psyche into the id, ego, and superego.
2. Psychotherapy incorporating this method and theory.

psy′cho·an′a·lyst (-ăn′ə-lĭst) n.
psy′cho·an′a·lyt′ic (-ăn′ə-lĭt′ĭk), psy′cho·an′a·lyt′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
psy′cho·an′a·lyt′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.psychoanalyst - a licensed practitioner of psychoanalysispsychoanalyst - a licensed practitioner of psychoanalysis
head-shrinker, psychiatrist, shrink - a physician who specializes in psychiatry
Translations
مُحَلِّل نَفْسي
psychoanalytik
psykoanalytiker
sálgreinandi
psikanalistruhiyatçı

psychoanalyst

[ˌsaɪkəʊˈænəlɪst] Npsicoanalista mf

psychoanalyst

[ˌsaɪkəʊˈænəlɪst] npsychanalyste mf

psychoanalyst

nPsychoanalytiker(in) m(f)

psychoanalyst

[ˌsaɪkəʊˈænəlɪst] npsicanalista m/f

psychoanalyse

(American) psychoanalyze (saikəuˈӕnəlaiz) verb
to treat (a person suffering from mental illness) by discussing events in his/her past life which may have caused it.
ˌpsychoaˈnalysis (-ˈnӕləsis) noun
ˌpsychoˈanalyst (-list) noun
a person who gives this treatment.

psy·cho·an·a·lyst

n. psicoanalista, analista, psicoterapeuta.

psychoanalyst

n psicoanalista mf, analista mf (fam)
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