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psychoanalytic theory

 isa general term for approaches to psychoanalysis which attemptto provide a conceptual framework more-or-less independent of clinical practice rather thanbased on empirical analysis of clinical cases.

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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.