primal therapy
noun see primal scream therapy

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  • Primal therapy — is a trauma based psychotherapy created by Arthur Janov, Ph.D. Arthur Janov claims that neurosis is caused by repressed pain which is the result of childhood trauma. Janov claims that repressed pain can be brought to consciousness and resolved,… …   Wikipedia

  • primal therapy — ☆ primal therapy n. [after the book The Primal Scream (1970) by A. Janov, U.S. psychologist] a treatment of mental disorder in which the patient, often in group sessions, is induced to reenact his or her infancy and to express emotions violently… …   English World dictionary

  • primal therapy — noun see primal scream therapy …   Useful english dictionary

  • primal therapy — Psychiatry. a form of psychotherapy in which the patient is encouraged to relive traumatic events, often screaming or crying, in order to achieve catharsis and a breakdown of psychological defenses. [1970 75, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • primal therapy — noun A form of psychotherapy based on the reliving of traumatic experiences …   Wiktionary

  • primal therapy — psychotherapy in which the patient is encouraged to relive his early traumatic experiences and so relieve the painful emotions with which they are associated …   Medical dictionary

  • primal therapy — pri′mal ther′apy n. psl pst a form of psychotherapy in which the patient is encouraged to relive traumatic events, often screaming or crying, in order to achieve catharsis • Etymology: 1970–75, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Первичная терапия (primal therapy) — В 1970 г. А. Янов опубликовал свою книгу The primal scream («Первичный вопль»). Хотя между теми, кто называет себя практиками П. т., произошел раскол, все они сходятся в том, что самые ранние травмы и неудовлетворенные потребности яв ся причиной… …   Психологическая энциклопедия

  • Primal integration — (PI) is a form of personal growth work first formulated by the Canadian Bill Swartley in the mid 1970s. Unlike many other psychotherapies, it puts the emphasis on individuals directing exploration of their own psyche assisted by facilitators who… …   Wikipedia

  • Primal Scream (disambiguation) — Primal Scream may refer to:* The Primal Scream , a psychology book by Dr. Arthur Janov about primal therapy * Primal Scream, a Scottish rock band * Primal Scream (album), a 1989 album by the UK band Primal Scream * Primal Scream (1976 album), an… …   Wikipedia

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