Psychodynamic approach (studies)

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  • Aim - the aim of the study was to report the findings of the treatment of a 5 year old boy for his phobia of horses and to find evidence for Freud's theories of psychosexual development and the Oedipus complex.
  • Method - Freud used a case study method to investigate Little Hans' phobia. Hans' father wrote down conversations he had had with Hans about his dreams and fantasies. The father then reported to Freud via correspondence and Freud gave directions as to how to deal with the situation based on his interpretations of…


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