Definition of Latent content

1. Noun. (psychoanalysis) hidden meaning of a fantasy or dream.

Category relationships: Analysis, Depth Psychology, Psychoanalysis
Generic synonyms: Content, Message, Subject Matter, Substance



Medical Definition of Latent content

1. The hidden, unconscious meaning of thoughts or actions, especially in dreams or fantasies. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Latent Content

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latent content (current term)
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Literary usage of Latent content

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1910)
"The affect investing the latent content is always more intense than that present in the manifest content, so that, although strongly affective dream ..."

2. Papers on Psycho-analysis by Ernest Jones (1918)
"Every element in the manifest content the fusion of v\*eral in the latent thoughts, and The latent content is condensed to a tenth or at*eth of it« original ..."

3. The Fabric of Dreams: Dream Lore and Dream Interpretation,ancient and Modern by Katherine Taylor Craig (1918)
"Condensation consists of the process of condensing the latent content and ... The latent content is frequently scattered, elaborate and difficult to find. ..."

4. American Medicine (1911)
"By displacement important ideas in the latent content are made to seem unimportant in the manifest, while some minor thought ..."

5. The Fabric of Dreams: Dream Lore and Dream Interpretation,ancient and Modern by Katherine Taylor Craig (1918)
"Condensation consists of the process of condensing the latent content and ... The latent content is frequently scattered, elaborate and difficult to find. ..."

6. Nervous and mental disease monograph series (1913)
"Dream Distortion (Manifest and latent content). The Dream Making. Interpretation Technique: (a) by Symbolism; (6) by Associations. Technical Rules. ..."

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