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Unformatted text preview: school of psychiatry. Freud is best known for his theories of the unconscious mind and the defense mechanism of repression, and for creating the clinical practice of psychoanalysis for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient, technically referred to as an analysand, and a psychoanalyst. He favored talking to his patients, his goal was to locate and release powered emotional energy that had initially been rejected or imprisoned in the unconscious mind. Theory of the Unconscious Mind...
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