Important concepts

List of mental forces

Multiple theories and factors studied e.g. Freud, Adler, Jung, Rank, Horney, Sullivan, Fromm, Erikson, Meyer, Mahler, Maslow

Anxiety arise when internal or external conflicts prevent these from being fulfilled.  All finals thoughts and actions are manifestations of the means to reduce anxiety independent of the presence or absence of mental disorder.

List of coping and defence mechanisms (see psychiatric dictionary)