The dialectical mind: if all opposing energies are not expressed or balanced
Psychic determinism: the past, especially childhood events determines present psychological functioning/ adult personality.
Blocking any one pole of these pairs (conscious vs unconscious, masculine vs feminine , animalistic vs spiritual) would cause problems for individual
The way that people manage their deepest forbidden desires, childhood traumas, emotional life, present and future goals shape personality.
Cause of Mental
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