Psychodynamic

Definition

  1. Psychodynamic-The interrelation of conscious and unconscious processes and emotions that determine personality and motivation.


Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud born may 6, 1856. He was an Austrian neurologist who became known as the founding father of psychoanalysis. Freud qualified as a doctor of medicine at the University of Vienna in 1881,


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Freud developed therapeutic techniques such as the use of free association (in which patients report their thoughts without reservation and in whichever order they spontaneously occur) and discovered transference (the process in which patients displace on to their analysts feelings derived from their childhood attachments), establishing its central role in the analytic process.


Main Job In This Field

The main job that people did in this field was therapy.