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Descriptor English: Projection
Descriptor Spanish: Proyección
Descriptor Portuguese: Projeção
Descriptor French: Projection
Tree number(s): F01.393.693
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011385
Scope note: A defense mechanism, operating unconsciously, whereby that which is emotionally unacceptable in the self is rejected and attributed (projected) to others.
Previous Indexing: Defense Mechanisms (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note: 69
History Note: 69
DeCS ID: 11817
Unique ID: D011385
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Date Established: 1969/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Projection - Preferred
Concept UI M0017686
Scope note A defense mechanism, operating unconsciously, whereby that which is emotionally unacceptable in the self is rejected and attributed (projected) to others.
Preferred term Projection



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