interpretation

1. In psychoanalysis, the characteristic therapeutic intervention of the analyst. 2. In clinical psychology, drawing inferences and formulating the meaning in terms of the psychological dynamics inherent in an individual's responses to psychological tests or during psychotherapy.

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in·ter·pre·ta·tion in-.tər-prə-'tā-shən, -pə- n the act or result of giving an explanation of something <\interpretation of the symptoms of disease> esp an explanation in understandable terms to a patient in psychotherapy of the deeper meaning according to psychological theory of the material related and the behavior exhibited by the patient during treatment
in·ter·pret in-'tər-prət, -pət vt
in·ter·pre·tive -prət-iv, -pət- or in·ter·pre·ta·tive -prə-.tāt-iv, -prət-ət-iv adj

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in·ter·pre·ta·tion (in-tur″prə-taґshən) in psychotherapy, the therapist's explanation of the latent or hidden meanings of what the patient says, does, or experiences, in terms which are understandable to him.

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