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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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July 28th 2021

behavioural therapy

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