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unconscious

 in Freud's theory,portion of the psyche that cannot be directly accessed by theunconscious, repressing urges, impulses and thoughts, which may filter into conscious awareness directly or in symbolic form.

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July 28th 2021

behavioural therapy

 a form of treatmentthat aims to change behaviour by means of systematic desensitisation, behaviour modification, or aversiontherapy.