Definition of Introjection

1. Noun. (psychoanalysis) the internalization of the parent figures and their values; leads to the formation of the superego.

Category relationships: Analysis, Depth Psychology, Psychoanalysis
Generic synonyms: Incorporation, Internalisation, Internalization
Derivative terms: Introject



2. Noun. (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.
Generic synonyms: Incorporation, Internalisation, Internalization
Category relationships: Psychological Science, Psychology
Derivative terms: Introject

Definition of Introjection

1. Noun. (psychology) The process whereby ideas of another are unconsciously incorporated into one's own psyche. ¹

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Definition of Introjection

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Introjection

1. A psychological defense mechanism involving appropriation of an external happening and its assimilation by the personality, making it a part of the self. Origin: intro-+ L. Jacto, to throw (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Introjection

introgression
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introitus vaginæ
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introjection (current term)
introjections
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intromission
intromissions
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Literary usage of Introjection

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1. Man's Unconscious Spirit; the Psychoanalysis of Spiritism by Wilfrid Lay (1921)
"introjection It appears then that the internal sensations are the medium by ... In introjection which is an emotional activity he adds to the number of ..."

2. Contributions to Psycho-analysis by Sándor Ferenczi (1916)
"CHAPTER II introjection AND TRANSFERENCE* I. introjection in the Neuroses THE productivity of the neurosis (during a course of psycho-analytic treatment) is ..."

3. Elements of Metaphysics by Alfred Edward Taylor (1903)
"... know is states of my own “consciousness,” is irreconcilable with the admitted facts of life, and arises from the psychological fallacy of “introjection. ..."

4. Man's Unconscious Spirit; the Psychoanalysis of Spiritism by Wilfrid Lay (1921)
"introjection It appears then that the internal sensations are the medium by ... In introjection which is an emotional activity he adds to the number of ..."

5. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"As Reid waged war ou the ' ideal theory/ so Avenarius wages war on the philosophical and psychological developments of ' introjection ' as a point of view. ..."

6. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"Avenarius gives the name introjection to the view which results from the carrying over to or into one's own body of this dualism between images and things. ..."

7. Man's Unconscious Spirit; the Psychoanalysis of Spiritism by Wilfrid Lay (1921)
"introjection It appears then that the internal sensations are the medium by ... In introjection which is an emotional activity he adds to the number of ..."

8. Contributions to Psycho-analysis by Sándor Ferenczi (1916)
"CHAPTER II introjection AND TRANSFERENCE* I. introjection in the Neuroses THE productivity of the neurosis (during a course of psycho-analytic treatment) is ..."

9. Elements of Metaphysics by Alfred Edward Taylor (1903)
"... know is states of my own “consciousness,” is irreconcilable with the admitted facts of life, and arises from the psychological fallacy of “introjection. ..."

10. Man's Unconscious Spirit; the Psychoanalysis of Spiritism by Wilfrid Lay (1921)
"introjection It appears then that the internal sensations are the medium by ... In introjection which is an emotional activity he adds to the number of ..."

11. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"As Reid waged war ou the ' ideal theory/ so Avenarius wages war on the philosophical and psychological developments of ' introjection ' as a point of view. ..."

12. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"Avenarius gives the name introjection to the view which results from the carrying over to or into one's own body of this dualism between images and things. ..."

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