transitive verb Etymology: back-formation from introjection, from International Scientific Vocabulary intro- + projection Date: 1924 to incorporate (attitudes or ideas) into one's personality unconsciously • introjection noun

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  • introject — 1925, probably a back formation from INTROJECTION (Cf. introjection). Related: Introjected; introjecting …   Etymology dictionary

  • introject — [in΄trə jekt′] vt. [ INTRO + (PRO)JECT(ION)] Psychoanalysis to incorporate unconsciously into the psyche (a mental image of an object, person, etc.) and focus aggressive energy upon this image rather than the object itself introjection n …   English World dictionary

  • introject — /in treuh jekt /, v.t., v.i. Psychoanal. to incorporate by introjection. [1925; back formation from INTROJECTION] * * * …   Universalium

  • introject — verb /ɪntɹə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛkt/ To unconsciously incorporate into ones psyche …   Wiktionary

  • introject — The dynamically endowed, enduring internal representation of an object. * * * in·tro·ject .in trə jekt vt 1) to incorporate (attitudes or ideas) into one s personality unconsciously 2) to turn toward oneself (the love felt for another) or against …   Medical dictionary

  • introject — v. unconsciously incorporate attitudes or ideas into one s personality (Psychoanalysis) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • introject — in·tro·ject …   English syllables

  • introject — /ɪntroʊˈdʒɛkt/ (say introh jekt) verb (t) Psychoanalysis to incorporate by introjection …   Australian English dictionary

  • introject — I noun (psychoanalysis) parental figures (and their values) that you introjected as a child; the voice of conscience is usually a parent s voice internalized (Freq. 5) • Topics: ↑psychoanalysis, ↑analysis, ↑depth psychology • H …   Useful english dictionary

  • Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy — The Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy (DNMS) is a psychotherapy approach developed by Shirley Jean Schmidt, MA, LPC.[1] It is designed to treat adults with psychological trauma wounds (such as those inflicted by verbal, physical, and sexual… …   Wikipedia

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