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depth psychology

noun
any approach to psychology that postulates and studies personality from the standpoint of dynamic and unconscious motivation.

Origin:
1925–30

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depth psychology
 
n
psychol the study of unconscious motives and attitudes

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depth psychology n.

  1. Psychology of the unconscious mind.

  2. Psychoanalysis.

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