PERSONA

noun. With regard to Carl Jung's analytic psychology, the public personality someone shows to the exterior world, converse to more fundamental and true character traits.

PERSONA: "The man that Alex really is, is nothing like the persona he has shown you these past few months."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PERSONA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/persona/ (accessed December 7, 2019).
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