INTERNAL OBJECT

the image or a representation of a person that is experienced as an internalised presence in the mind. The psyche is made up of internal objects that relate to each other.

INTERNAL OBJECT: "An internal object is part of Melanie Klein's object relations theory."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "INTERNAL OBJECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/internal-object/ (accessed October 13, 2019).
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