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Anna Freud

(1895—1982) psychoanalyst

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behaviourism

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

n. an approach to psychology postulating that only observable behaviour need be studied, thus denying any importance to unconscious processes. Behaviourists are concerned with...

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complex

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1 An organized structure made up of interconnected units.

2 In psychoanalysis, an organized collection of ideas, emotions, impulses, and memories that...

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David Cooper

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

(1931–86)

South African-born psychiatrist and a leading figure of the anti-psychiatry movement. After graduating with a medical degree from the University of Cape Town, Cooper...

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desiring-production

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

The term used by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari in L'Anti-Oedipe (1972), translated as Anti-Oedipus (1977), for the process of desire. In spite of the title of their book, Deleuze and...

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ego ideal

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

In psychoanalysis, an internal notion of personal perfection serving as a model to which one strives to conform, derived from the fusion of narcissism and early identification (2) with...

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fear and courage

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

Although the word ‘fear’ is used without difficulty in everyday language to mean the experience of apprehension, problems arise when it is used as a scientific term. It cannot be ...

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hysteria

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n. 1. formerly, a neurosis characterized by emotional instability, repression, dissociation, some physical symptoms (see hysterical), and vulnerability to...

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ideal ego

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The ego's narcissistic and idealized image of itself as omnipotent. Although Freud did use this concept in his work on narcissism, it does not figure very largely in his work. Lacanian...

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inferiority complex

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Psychology.

An unrealistic feeling of general inadequacy caused by actual or supposed inferiority in one sphere, sometimes marked by aggressive behaviour in compensation.

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instinct

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(in-stinkt)

1 a complex pattern of behaviour innately determined, which is characteristic of all individuals of the same species.

2 an innate...

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