GOOD BREAST

Psychoanalytic theory of Melanie Klein. Internalized representation of the mother's breast as nourishing and satisfying. Infant first experiences mother and nourishing breast as part objects with positive qualities, good breast, negative qualities, bad breast.

GOOD BREAST: "The good breast is part of Melanie Klein's theories."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GOOD BREAST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/good-breast/ (accessed October 18, 2019).
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