introjection


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(psychoanalysis) the internalization of the parent figures and their values

(psychology) unconscious internalization of aspects of the world (especially aspects of persons) within the self in such a way that the internalized representation takes over the psychological functions of the external objects

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Psychotherapy, then, can function not only to help a patient differentiate real images of parental and other interpersonal relationships from the internal objects that are contaminated with projections and introjections from other relationships.
Motivation by external regulation was positively correlated with extrinsic motivation by introjection r (97) = .
She establishes this connection through projections and introjections.
Unfortunately as this study suggests there is a lot more to be done, especially in regard to the unobtrusive ghosts of identification and introjection of foreign values and beliefs which are directly connected to colonization.
Part 3 is dedicated to "William Faulkner and Latin America" with the claim that his representation of the South and the reception of his work lie at the center of "the complex dynamic of transference, projection, and introjection that has allowed the U.
massive introjection and internalisation of super-ego that characterises
only to refuse to love the dead as a living part of me, dead save in me, through the process of introjection, as happens in so-called normal mourning.
Rather, what is overpowered and what imprints on "the fourth look" is an 'afterimage,' as in the psychical mechanism of introjection.
A country's social climate then calls for a greater degree of subjectivity, feeling, and introjection if a historian seeks to be objective in his composition.
In addition, these theorists argue, mourning requires a continued relationship with the dead based on identification: that is, something like the introjection of the dead that characterizes melancholia.
If this is not anthropomorphism, we nevertheless see the same processes of projection and introjection at work.
The excitingly diverging contributions of Julia Stern and Susanna Ryan are concerned with the implications of tropes of consumption, incorporation, and introjection.
finding employment) hat are avoided because of the erroneous introjection of other's stigmatizing attitudes.
Thus guilt is connected to both introjection and rejection, in that the desire to introject causes guilt, and the desire to reject is caused by guilt.
Univariate analysis showed statistically significant differences between abused children and controls in their use of a range of defense mechanisms, including regression, denial, projection, reaction formation, introjection, sublimation, and repression.