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The Psychodynamic Explanation for Mood Disorders

The Oral stage: > The first stage of psychosexual development, occurring between 018
> Freud stated that over or under gratification from the parent during this
time, would lead to fixation (an unconscious preoccupation with a stage
that leads to problems…

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psychodynamic approach does not account for
> Klein et al Identified a number of personality traits commonly found in
depressed people, including: high dependency on others,
perfectionism, low selfesteem and an inability to openly express

This is similar to what was described in the theory, for example, an

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events in terms of depression provides a more comprehensive
explanation of this, suggests a multi theory approach is a more
suitable methods when discussing mood disorders


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