SYMBOLIC

The rule of the symbols, which is one of three canons of the psychology field as defined by psychoanalyst Jacque Lacan. First entrance of the symbols in the human life is in early childhood.

SYMBOLIC: "Example: Symbolic is defined through mirror-phase."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SYMBOLIC," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/symbolic/ (accessed June 28, 2017).
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