metapsychology


meta·psy·chol·o·gy

noun \-sī-ˈkä-lə-jē\

Definition of METAPSYCHOLOGY

:  speculative psychology concerned with postulating the structure (as the ego and id) and processes (as cathexis) of the mind which usually cannot be demonstrated objectively
meta·psy·cho·log·i·cal \-ˌsī-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

Origin of METAPSYCHOLOGY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1868

meta·psy·chol·o·gy

noun \ˌmet-ə-sī-ˈkäl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural meta·psy·chol·o·gies

Medical Definition of METAPSYCHOLOGY

: speculative psychology concerned with postulating the mind's structure (as the ego and id) and processes (as cathexis) which usually cannot be demonstrated objectively
meta·psy·cho·log·i·cal \-ˌsī-kə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ adjective

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