TITLE

pleasure principle

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1687
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "pleasure principle" is presented. This term refers to a psychoanalytic theory that people strive to avoid hunger, pain and physical or psychological stresses in favor of pleasant experiences such sex, food and narcissistic satisfaction. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21241161

 

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