intrapsychic


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intrapsychic

 [in″trah-si´kik]
arising, occurring, or situated within the mind.

in·tra·psy·chic

(in'tră-sī'kik),
Denoting the psychological dynamics that occur inside the mind without reference to the person's exchanges with other people or events.
Synonym(s): intrapersonal

intrapsychic

/in·tra·psy·chic/ (-si´kik) arising, occurring, or situated within the mind.

intrapsychic

(ĭn′trə-sī′kĭk)
adj.
Existing or taking place within the mind or psyche: intrapsychic conflict.

in′tra·psy′chi·cal·ly adv.

intrapsychic

adjective Referring to that which occurs in the psyche or mind

in·tra·psy·chic

(in'tră-sī'kik)
Denoting the psychological dynamics that occur inside the mind without reference to the person's exchanges with other persons or events.
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The meaning of the father signifies the individual's interpretations of his/her intrapsychic images of and feelings about the father.
Little has changed except there are now more definitions and theories of personality; most refer to internal or intrapsychic variables that in vaguely defined ways cause a person's behavior but do not refer to personality as being behavior (Hayes, Follette, & Follette, 1995; Pronko, 1988).
The concern of a self-psychologically informed psychoanalytic theory in light of Q methodology is therefore primarily concerned with communication and not with consciousness or intrapsychic processes.
One True Thing," starring Meryl Streep, is a good example of a film that can produce this kind of horizontal intrapsychic experience.
Lauer presents such a base, as she emphasizes: 1) the need for awareness of patterns of consciousness, 2) the usefulness of conceiving of such patterns in terms of five major epistemological orientations or worldviews, 3) application of such awareness to life issues through four basic universal operations used daily, 4) application of such operations in ever expanding contexts, from intrapsychic to interpersonal to increasingly large communities, 5) the usefulness of identifying interdisciplinary, connective "meta-concepts" that may be organized either under the five orientations (see Table 1) or four operations, or in terms of structure, order, and relations, 6) a pedagogy for evoking awareness and facilitating application of all of the above.
Therapeutic goals include: getting past denial; relief of intrapsychic distress; developing relationships with women and children, authority figures and one another; changing attitudes toward offending, and specifically to one's primary offense; building morality, victim awareness, contrition and understanding of effects on victims; and relapse prevention.
Rather than focusing on a single dyad of the family (especially the mother-son relationship), or on the specific intrapsychic symptoms of an individual family member, a literary aesthetic employing family systems theory attempts to reconstruct and account for the fictional family's consistently chosen behavior patterns.
an important new study (The Anatomy of Prejudices [Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996]): "Hysterical prejudices are conducted in the medium of dominance and submission, masters and slaves, and the characters of hysterics are themselves hierarchical: hysterical characters have intrapsychic masters and servants quarters, double lives" (p.
The ideal model strives for a balanced approach, where individual, intrapsychic factors are considered in tandem with external stressors.
They are the imago of the terrifying Law of the Name-of-the-Father of the Dirty War, which he had attempted to block from his memory and which turned into an intrapsychic element.
There is always the possibility of the intrapsychic stress manifesting itself in the form of physical ailments or suicidal behavior.
So the internal or, technically, intrapsychic view of conflict triumphed through Freud's successful interventions in war neurosis.