anaclisis

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Related to anaclitic: anaclitic depression, anaclitic object choice
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(psychoanalysis) relationship marked by strong dependence on others

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Pfau's quest for integrated historical understanding rehearses this anaclitic trajectory, exemplifying the anxious interiority that he is conjuring with.
So they stopped crying - it's called anaclitic depression.
Categorizing depression into anaclitic depression, which comes from feelings of loneliness, and introjective depression, from feelings of failure and worthlessness, Experienced Of Depression goes on to explore a widening range of assessment and treatment tools and methods to help those in greatest need.
Mastery, in other words, exists in a parasitic or anaclitic relation to the death drive" (59).
This comes in addition to other expressions that existed beforehand, such as anaclitic depression, thoughts and fears about death.