Dream Interpretation at Freud and Jung
Freudian Dreams Dictionary of Terms
Several concepts related to the dream interpretation are explained here.
Dream-work - the process of dream formation.
Manifest content - the form of the dream at the waking.
Latent content - the ideas of the dream that form the manifest content (->) through dream-work (->).
Condensation - one of the features of dream-work (->) consisting in blending several, often opposed, latent ideas (->) in the same dream image.
Figurability - one of the features of the dream-work (->) consisting in changing the latent ideas into dream image.
Dream interpretation - the process of returning from the manifest content (->) to the latent ideas (->) that formed the dream through the work of interpretation.
Symbol - a comparison that misses the object compared.
Free associations - used in dream interpretation, method consisting in providing free ideas and memories related to the fragments of a manifest dream.
Symbolic relation - between manifest dream (->) and its latent ideas (->).
Amplification - in the Jungian method of dream interpretation, method consisting in association of the dream content with materials taken from myths, symbolism, folktales, and so forth.
Unconscious - the deepest layer of the psyche mainly consisting in repressed wishes and memories related to them. Dream interpretation (->) aims at the uncovering of the repressed materials.
Wish-dream - according to Freud a dream is the fulfilment of a repressed wish.
Repressed - the byproduct of repression (->).
Repression - autonomous psychic process consisting in rejecting the unpleasant, immoral, ideas from the ego-consciousness.
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