psychoanalysis - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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/ˌsaɪkəʊəˈnæləsɪs/
  1. medical treatment in which someone talks to a psychoanalyst about their feelings in order to understand their own behaviour better, or to solve their mental problems

derived word

psychoanalytical

 

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/ˌsaɪkəʊænəˈlɪtɪk(ə)l/
adjective