Psychodynamic - strengths and weaknesses

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Strengths:

It has a useful application. Therapies based on Freud's theory have been made and they have been found to be as effective for the treatment of depression as other approaches are. This is a strength because the approach can help people with mental health issues.

It is interactionist (considers both nature and nurture). According to Freud we are born with an id - these desires are due to nature. He also believed behaviour is influenced by early childhood experiences…

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