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The act or process or repairing, compensating, or making amends. In Kleinian analysis, a mechanism associated with depressive anxiety and feelings of guilt whereby one repairs the damage done by destructive fantasies to an instinctual object, enabling the depressive position to be overcome. [From Latin reparare to mend, from parare to prepare]

Subjects: Psychology.


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