PRIMARY MASOCHISM

Theoretically, the part of the aggressive or death instinct directed inward to the individual after absorption and direction of a large part of it has been directed outward.

PRIMARY MASOCHISM: "Primary masochism was manifested in Carla's cutting herself."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRIMARY MASOCHISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primary-masochism/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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