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Carl Gustav Jung

(1875—1961) Swiss psychologist

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Alfred Adler

Alfred Adler  

(1870–1937)Austrian psychiatrist who founded a school of thought based on the psychology of the individual and introduced the concept of the inferiority feeling (later called inferiority ...
complex

complex  

1 An organized structure made up of interconnected units.2 In psychoanalysis, an organized collection of ideas, emotions, impulses, and memories that share a common emotional tone and that have been ...
Electra complex

Electra complex  

In analytical psychology, the female Oedipus complex. Carl Gustav Jung (1875–1961) introduced the term in an article in 1913 in the Jahrbuch für psychoanalytische und psychopathologische Forschungen, ...
free association

free association  

(in psychoanalysis) a technique in which the patient is encouraged to pursue a particular train of ideas as they enter consciousness. See also association of ideas.
imago

imago  

1 In psychoanalysis, an idealized image of another person, such as a parent, or of an instinctual object, acquired in infancy and maintained in the unconscious (2) in later life. The concept was ...
Jung, Carl Gustav

Jung, Carl Gustav (1875–1961)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
Length:
1,740 words

(1875–1961).

Swiss psychologist, born at Kesswil, the son of a pastor of the Swiss Reformed Church; his

Oedipus complex

Oedipus complex  

In psychoanalysis, an organized collection of loving and hostile feelings of a child towards its parents, reaching its peak during the phallic stage between 3 and 5 or 6 years of age, dissolving with ...
psyche

psyche  

The human soul, mind, or spirit. The word comes (in the mid 17th century) via Latin from Greek psukhē ‘breath, life, soul’.
psychometric test

psychometric test  

A term to describe tests of intellectual ability, emotional state, personality types, etc. Examples of validated tests of proven reliability are the Binet-Simon and Wechsler intelligence tests, the ...

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