psychic energy


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psy·chic en·er·gy

in psychoanalysis, a hypothetic mental force, analogous to the physical concept of energy, which enables and vitalizes a person's psychological activity.
See also: libido.
Synonym(s): psychic force

psychic energy

mental energy such as thinking, perceiving, and remembering. See also libido.

psy·chic en·er·gy

(sīkik enĕr-jē)
In psychoanalysis, a hypothetic mental force, analogous to the physical concept of energy, which enables and vitalizes a person's psychological activity.

psychic energy,

n the subjective force responsible for causing change and motion in the noumenal world. Also called
mental energy.
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Ghost Master, however, puts you in the role of a new ghost master who can harness psychic energy, known as plasm, to generate all manner of ghostly and psychic phenomena - literally scaring all the people away.
Counselors must also recognize that although interracial tensions consume a considerable amount of psychic energy of African American adolescents, so too do intra-racial issues such as fictive kinship networks and the politics of hair and skin color.
This is a process similar to osmosis, where psychic energy is then attached to the now-internal image of the object.
You will be very successful in whatever career you choose in life, as you have the ability to focus your psychic energy to achieve your goals.
This could release real psychic energy, for a review and rearrangement of what had now been written down, and of what could be seen as an object and not just heard and felt.
These petals represent the fifty main vrittis or vortices of psychic energy.
At the same time, however, it makes the "focusing of the body and the psychic energy necessary to achieve orgasm.
conscience consists of several interactive dimensions: psychic energy, emotional and psychological defenses, empathy, a sense of guilt, idealization, self-esteem, and moral beliefs.
Some gay seminarians and priests find themselves in a real state of conflict and spend considerable psychic energy and suffer a great deal of pain repressing their own reality of sexual orientation.
I know from my own experience of declining abilities that, when someone undergoes loss, she or he can either waste psychic energy trying to reject the new reality or can embrace it and try to make something positive out of it.
He gradually begins to plumb the depths of black religious tradition and tap into its reservoir of strength and psychic energy as he comes to grips with a "philosophy born of struggle.
Executives who spend a great deal of their time in external advocacy are making psychic energy deposits of a very different nature than those who spend most of their time dealing with the internal details of management.