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symbolization

 [sim″bol-ĭ-za´shun]
an unconscious defense mechanism in which one idea or object comes to represent another because of similarity or association between them.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sym·bol·i·za·tion

(sim'bŏl-i-zā'shŭn),
1. An unconscious mental mechanism, whereby one object or idea is represented by another, which according to Jung's further elaboration, can tap into the collective unconscious.
2. The conscious or subconscious process of representing external and internal life experiences and associated emotions in abstract terms.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sym·bol·i·za·tion

(sim'bŏ-lī-zā'shŭn)
An unconscious mental mechanism whereby one object or idea is represented by another.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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