FICTION

Psychology. This term is given to the imaginary or unproven concept that is accepted as true by a person for pragmatic reasons. Also called as-if hypothesis.

FICTION: "Joe believed in his world of fiction."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FICTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fiction/ (accessed October 25, 2020).
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