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In analytical psychology, soul-like, a term that Carl Gustav Jung (1875–1961) applied to the collective unconscious, which ‘cannot be directly perceived or “represented”, in contrast to the perceptible psychic phenomena, and on account of its “unrepresentable” nature I have called it “psychoid” ’ (Collected Works, 8, paragraph 840). [From Greek psyche the soul + -oid indicating likeness or resemblance, from eidos shape or form]

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