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Medical Term:

jungian psychoanalysis


Definition: the theory of psychopathology and the practice of psychotherapy, according to the principles of Jung, which uses a system of psychology and psychotherapy emphasizing the human being's symbolic nature, and differs from freudian psychoanalysis especially in placing less significance on instinctual (sexual) urges.

Synonym(s): analytical psychology

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