OBJECT OF INSTINCT

with regard to psychoanalytic theory, that which is wanted in effort to attain satisfaction or gratitude.

OBJECT OF INSTINCT: "Graduating from college is a popular object of instinct for many high school graduates."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OBJECT OF INSTINCT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/object-of-instinct/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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