The psychodynamic models treatment

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Longterm procedure using 3 basic techniques to uncover repressed memories, fears and conflicts
Free association
The patient relaxes and says literally anything that comes to mind. An analyst makes interpretations of this to provide insight into the unconscious and eventually uncover the type of defence mechanism being used
Dream analysis
The analyst uncovers disguised meanings of the dream providing insight into motives and feelings which were causing the anxieties. As the patients unconscious mind attempts to block motives the analyst can use…


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