PHANTASY

with regard to the object relations theory of Melanie Klein, one of the unconscious constructions, desires, or urges which are assumed to underlie all ideas and emotions. The ph- spelling is utilized to differentiate this from the daily type of fantasy, that can include conscious daydreaming.

PHANTASY: "Found of the phantasy concept, Melanie Klien, died in September of 1960. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHANTASY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/phantasy/ (accessed July 22, 2019).
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