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persona

 [per-so´nah]
Jung's term for the personality mask or facade presented by a person to the outside world, as opposed to the anima, the inner being.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

per·so·na

(per-sō'nă),
A term that embodies the totality of the individual, the total constellation of the physical, psychological, and behavioral attributes of each unique person; in jungian psychology, the idealized presentation to others of all that is acceptable in one's personality; a personality assumed to mask the true one.
See also: ego, self (4). Compare: shadow (2).
[L. per, through, + sono, to sound: from the small megaphone in ancient dramatic masks, to aid in projecting the actor's voice]
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persona

(pər-sō′nə)
n.
pl. personas The role that one assumes or displays in public or society; one's public image or personality, as distinguished from the inner self.
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per·so·na

(pĕr-sō'nă)
A term that embodies the total constellation of physical, psychological, and behavioral attributes of each unique individual; in jungian psychology, the outer aspect of character, as opposed to anima (2); the assumed personality used to mask the true one.
[L. per, through, + sono, to sound: from the small megaphone in ancient dramatic masks, to aid in projecting the actor's voice]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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