PSYCHODYNAMICS

A system or view that emphasizes and examines development, change and interaction of mental and emotional, conscious and unconscious forces giving rise to a specific psychological state or psychological event. For Example attitudes, actions, symptoms or mental disorders. Such forces include drives, wishes emotions and defense mechanisms.

PSYCHODYNAMICS: "Psychodynamics can be related to dynamic psychology."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSYCHODYNAMICS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychodynamics/ (accessed August 25, 2019).
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