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A theory describing the relationship felt or the emotional energy directed by the self or ego toward a chosen object.[as modifier] ‘object relations theory aims to give an account of the world of the infant in the very earliest months of life’
- ‘In Klein's view, the ego or infant has from the beginning a need and a capacity to form object-relationships, in phantasy and reality.’
- ‘Booth studied the nature of the object relationships of cancer patients against the background of the object relationships found in tuberculosis patients.’
- ‘Three areas of object-relations (the current life situation, the early infantile relations and the transference relationship) are focused upon to derive a common pattern.’
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