Psychological vs Freudianism - What's the difference?

psychological | freudianism |


As an adjective psychological

is of or pertaining to psychology.

As a noun freudianism is

(psychology) freudian beliefs and practices, particularly the mechanism of psychological repression, the centrality of sexual desire to the development of the persona, and the efficacy of the "talking cure" or psychoanalytic technique.

psychological

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of or pertaining to psychology.
  • I'm concerned about their psychological well-being.
    The film was a dark psychological thriller.
  • Without an objective, or reasonably logical foundation.
  • Prices seem to have stopped rising, having hit the psychological ceiling of just under 100 dollars.

    Derived terms

    * psychological warfare * psychologically * psychomological

    freudianism

    English

    Alternative forms

    * Freudism

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (psychology) Freudian beliefs and practices, particularly the mechanism of psychological repression, the centrality of sexual desire to the development of the persona, and the efficacy of the "talking cure" or psychoanalytic technique.