writing or talk using jargon from psychiatry or psychotherapy without particular accuracy or relevance.
- psychoanalytic psychiatry,
- psychoanalytic therapy,
Origin of psychobabble
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All the psychobabble of divided loyalties and identity crisis were never a part of the equation for me, nor any of my colleagues.
informal the jargon of psychology, esp as used and popularized in various types of psychotherapy
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Psychological jargon, especially that of psychotherapy.
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