Definition of ego psychology in English:

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ego psychology


A system of psychoanalytic developmental psychology concerned especially with personality.
Example sentences
  • Kurtz may be somewhat unfair to ego-psychology, but he appears to me to reduce its approach to the frame to a purely pragmatic, reality based, goal of assisting the patient in effectively scheduling their lives.
  • Why was ego psychology so attractive to social work as a profession?
  • Assessment in ego psychology partly shifts away from projective techniques toward more objective techniques.


ego psychologist

Example sentences
  • Erik Erikson is the best-known example of an ego psychologist.
  • The ego psychologist can engage in the continuous analytic pursuit of strengthening and expanding the ego.

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Syllabification: e·go psy·chol·o·gy

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