Dream analysis (DA) - (Therapies) (Psychodynamic Approach (Key words …
Dream analysis (DA) - (Therapies)
Fraud disagrees with dream dictionaries. But he did believe that you could analyse dreams to uncover meaning behind the dream
Fraud says all mental illness comes from the unconscious mind (e.g. phobia, anxiety, depression etc). Thus dream analysis is used to access our U.M. Thus when we are asleep - the ego's defense relaxes (thus weak) which then the U.M reveals themselves in dreams (what is too frightening for the person him/herself)
The content of the U.M. is too threatening thus Fraud says our ego's defense mechanism converts these threatening things into something more socially acceptable which is then disguised in our dream = 'Dreamwork'
Treat mental illnesses
The threatening / real meaning of the dream / real material
Actual story line of the dream (what you remember when you wake up (thus dreams are in the pre-conscious mind)
Manifest > Latent (DA make unconscious to conscious)
Fraud says dreams are the 'Royal Road to the Unconscious Mind'
Repressed material / stuff would resurface to dreams thus conscious
Influence of Childhood
Any painful / traumatic / unresolved problems from childhood would be repressed to the U.M. These repressed materials would not go away (doesn't treat it) thus they would resurface in disguise of dreams as a way of U.M. trying to help you cope with it (solve the problem)
Fraud says if we find the problem, we can cure the problem (mental illness)
Demands and desires of Id resurface in the form of dreams. This is because the Ego's Defence Mechanism is weakened thus Id expresses it's desires in a more socially acceptable way (in dreams)
DA is under drives of Id