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psychoanalysis

 atype of psychodynamic therapy devised by Freud, inline with the assumptions of unconscious conflictand psychosexual development. Therapyaimsfor the patient to gain a deeper understanding of their own unconsciousthoughtsand feelings through free association and transference.

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June 21st 2021

pervasive developmentdisorder (PDD)

refers to a group of five disorders characterised by delays inthe development of multiple basic functions includingsocialisation andcommunication. The most commonly known PDD is autism.