GOOD OBJECT

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GOOD OBJECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/good-object/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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