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Related to manifest content: latent content
that which is contained within a thing.
latent content in freudian theory, the hidden and unconscious true meaning of a symbolic representation, such as a dream or fantasy, as opposed to the manifest content.
manifest content in freudian theory, the content of a dream or fantasy as it is experienced and remembered, and in which the latent content is disguised and distorted by displacement, condensation, symbolization, projection, and secondary elaboration.
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those elements of fantasy and dreams that are consciously available and reportable.
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manifest contentThe fresh and memorable content of a dream (which contrasts with latent content, which is difficult to retrieve).
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manifest contentPsychiatry The remembered content of a dream or fantasy, as contrasted with latent content, which is concealed and distorted
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man·i·fest con·tent(man'i-fest kon'tent)
Those elements of fantasy and dreams that are consciously available and reportable.
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