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Short answer Freudian Psychology is considered by many to be pseudoscience, but as pointed out in another answer, there have recently been increasing numbers of comparisons between psychoanalysis and other depth psychology schools (e.g. a long-term study of CBT vs psychoanalysis for depression, where CBT is not much effective) with results which show that ...


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Definition of Neurosis Today, neurosis (plural: neuroses) is a class of functional mental disorders involving chronic distress but neither delusions nor hallucinations (Wikipedia). As well as other theories, neuroses play a central role in Freudian psychoanalysis (whereby all of Freud's theories are considered by many to be pseudoscientific. More can be ...


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Short answer Psychosis can result in a loss of a sense of reality. Neurosis leaves the person suffering in contact with the here and now. Further, neurosis is an old term and was used as an umbrella term. Now its use has declined and rather more specific diagnoses are used. Background - Psychosis is according to Medicine Net: [A] mental illness that ...


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Preamble Before I go into my answer, I should point out that where the theory of psychological projection originated from Sigmund Freud, his theories are considered by many as pseudoscientific. More can be read in my answer to this in meta Definition of Projection This is a psychological defence mechanism whereby beliefs, attitudes or other negative ...


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Short answer Transference is often related to feelings felt toward parents, but not always. Background Transference (Hughes & Kerr, 2000) is the phenomenon whereby we unconsciously transfer feelings and attitudes from a person or situation in the past on to a person or situation in the present. The process is at least partly inappropriate to ...


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Short answer Freud din't come up with that terminology, he borrowed it from his contemporaries. Background According to wikipedia Freud borrowed the term "das Es" from Georg Groddeck, a German physician to whose unconventional ideas Freud was much attracted (Groddeck's translators render the term in English also as "the It"). Nietzsche, who is thought to ...


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is there any paper on discussion via internet, or ... and which discussed about correlation between those (Freud defence mechanism and Jung archetype. Anima/animus growing levels? Elements of your question discusses 3 very different theories which do not correlate directly with each other. Yes, Jung came up with the different levels of development for the ...


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Whilst I am a defender of Freudian and Neo-Freudian psychology, please be aware that this covers areas of psychology considered by some here to be pseudoscientific. With that in mind, you are right to question the hyposthesis that any defence mechanism involved would be displacement. Ego defence mechanisms theorized by Sigmund Freud, could have a role in ...


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