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sublimation

Edited by Craig Calhoun

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780195123715
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9780199891184
sublimation

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In Freudian psychoanalysis, the redirection of libidinal energy toward socially acceptable or constructive ends. Sublimation plays an important role

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Subjects: Social Sciences

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