AIM OF THE INSTINCT

with regard to psychoanalytic standards, the actions that satisfy intuitions, causing tension to decrease. Commonly referred to as instinctual aim.

AIM OF THE INSTINCT: "Eating is often an aim of instinct, satisfying the body's hunger for food. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AIM OF THE INSTINCT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aim-of-the-instinct/ (accessed October 14, 2020).
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