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interpretation

Pronunciation: in-ter'pre-ta'shun

Definition:

  1. In psychoanalysis, the characteristic therapeutic intervention of the analyst.
  2. In clinical psychology, drawing inferences and formulating the meaning in terms of the psychological dynamics inherent in a person's responses to psychological tests or during psychotherapy.

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