noun[treated as singular]
- 1The interrelation of the unconscious and conscious mental and emotional forces that determine personality and motivation: the psychodynamics of adolescent suicideMore example sentences
- Ghassan Hage's book does not engage directly with the established Australian debates about multiculturalism and immigration, but subjects them to a systematic Lacanian analysis which foregrounds their unconscious psychodynamics.
- Cochran's art is a strange if accurate way to keep a diary, a visual recording that gives form to the psychodynamics of mind and memory, evoking a spectrum of emotional responses.
- Future studies should put emphasis in the psychodynamics of psi and in the emotional conflictivity, which, in greater or lesser degree, this seems to generate.
- 1.1The branch of psychology that deals with psychodynamics.More example sentences
- Cognitive and evolutionary psychologists may find in psychodynamics careful descriptions of traits that may closely match the functional subunits of the mind that they are seeking.
- The intent of this article is to highlight the crucial role of psychotherapy supervision in the learning of psychodynamics and to emphasize that such knowledge is fundamental for psychiatrists.
- I began my training in a fiercely eclectic psychiatric residency program about 30 years ago, wherein both psychodynamics and research-based biological psychiatry were taken very seriously.
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- Interpersonal and psychodynamic therapies take on the psychological component of the disorder, encouraging the individual to reflect on his past experiences to help release their hold on current behavior.
- Paul's dissertation compared psychodynamic and behavioural therapy strategies in treating anxious individuals.
- The types of treatments used in the studies that operationally defined psychological intervention were behavioral, cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and interpersonal therapy.
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- When I was in North America the dominant psychological therapy was psychoanalysis and derived from that was psychodynamically oriented psychotherapy.
- This can be surprisingly difficult when there is only one client in the room, even for systems therapists, especially if they have had prior training in psychodynamically oriented therapy.
- When Maryland's Chestnut Lodge (an intensive, long-term, psychodynamically oriented treatment institution) closed its doors in April 2000, it left a vacuum.
More definitions of psychodynamicsDefinition of psychodynamics in:
- The US English dictionary