TRANSFERENCE NEUROSIS

with regard to psychoanalysis, neurotic responses dispersed by the transference procedure which stem from the resurfacing and reliving of the client's formative difficulties and traumas. These responses are introduced to replace the initial neurosis and assist the client come to be aware that their outlooks and actions are actually repetitions of infantile motives.

TRANSFERENCE NEUROSIS: "Transference neurosis has added significant complication to the healing path many of the therapist's patients have been on."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "TRANSFERENCE NEUROSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/transference-neurosis/ (accessed June 23, 2017).
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