THANATOS

the personification of death and the brother of Hypnos with regard to Greek mythology, whose terminology was selected by Sigmund Freud to denote a theoretical group of trials directed at the lessening of tension and life activity.

THANATOS: "Thanatos is often referenced in modern times during conversations regarding topics of achieving a less stressful life."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THANATOS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/thanatos/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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