Frankl uses “psychoanalysis” to refer to Sigmund Freud’s school of psychology in which patients are instructed to look into their past to find the source of their problems in the present. Freudian psychoanalysis places much emphasis on sexuality and pleasure.
Psychoanalysis Term Timeline in Man’s Search for Meaning
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Logotherapy in a Nutshell: Introduction
...therapy is oriented around helping patients find meaning in their future, in contrast to the psychoanalytic practice of solving a patient’s problems by focusing on his or her past. In logotherapy,... (full context)
Logotherapy in a Nutshell: Noögenic Neuroses
Logotherapy in a Nutshell: The Existential Vacuum
...many patients have other types of neuroses that need to be addressed by more traditional psychoanalysis, but argues that the patient will never be successful if treated through psychoanalysis alone. Once... (full context)