MEDEA COMPLEX

is a mothers need and requirement to murder or kill their child as a means of revenge against their father. Otherwise known as filicide.

MEDEA COMPLEX: "Derived from Greek mythology, the medea complex implies a woman may wish to kill their children out of revenge against their father."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MEDEA COMPLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/medea-complex/ (accessed October 13, 2019).
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