FIXATION

1. The obsessive pre-occupation with a single idea or aim. 2. Psychoanalytic theory. The persisting of an early psycho-sexual stage or the inappropriate attachment to a psycho-sexual object or gratification.

FIXATION: "Joe had a fixation about cleaning his hands."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FIXATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fixation/ (accessed July 19, 2019).
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