anaclisis definition

  • noun:
    • emotional reliance upon other individuals.
    • In medicine, this mindset taken by a sick individual during intercourse, which affords important indications sometimes; decubitus.
    • (psychoanalysis) commitment marked by strong reliance upon other people; specially a libidinal accessory to e.g. a parental figure
    • Psychological reliance upon others.
    • In medicine, the specific attitude taken by a sick individual during intercourse, which affords important indications in many cases; decubitus.
    • (psychoanalysis) commitment marked by strong dependence on others; specially a libidinal attachment to e.g. a parental figure

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