GOOD OBJECT By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 an early object representation derived from splitting an object into parts with positive and negative qualities. Forms the core of a child's immature ego. Compare bad object. GOOD OBJECT: "Good object is a theory of Melanie Klein." Related Psychology Terms BAD OBJECT GOOD BREAST BAD BREAST PART-OBJECT POSITIVE SYMPTOM LIKERT SCALE BISECTION ATTITUDE AUTOMUTILATION INTROJECTION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GOOD OBJECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/good-object/ (accessed March 1, 2021).