depth psychology


noun

any approach to psychology that postulates and studies personality from the standpoint of dynamic and unconscious motivation.

Origin of depth psychology

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for depth psychology

depth psychology


noun

psychol the study of unconscious motives and attitudes
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Medicine definitions for depth psychology

depth psychology


n.

Psychology of the unconscious mind.
Psychoanalysis.
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