MORAL MASOCHISM

results from an apparently repressed Oedipus complex which leads to the unconscious need for punishment by authority figures.

MORAL MASOCHISM: "An undeveloped or repressed Oedipus complex will give rise to moral masochism according to Freud."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MORAL MASOCHISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/moral-masochism/ (accessed April 3, 2020).
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