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Descriptor English: Self Psychology
Descriptor Spanish: Autopsicología
Descriptor psicología del yo
Scope note: Teoría psicoanalítica que se centra en la interpretación de la conducta en referencia a uno mismo. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Terms, 1994) Esta elaboración de los conceptos psicoanalíticos del narcisismo y del yo fue elaborada por Heinz Kohut y subraya la importancia del autoconocimiento de unas necesidades excesivas para aprobación y autogratificación.
Descriptor Portuguese: Psicologia do Self
Descriptor French: Psychologie du soi
Entry term(s): Psychology, Self
Tree number(s): F02.739.794.837
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019455
Scope note: Psychoanalytic theory focusing on interpretation of behavior in reference to self. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Terms, 1994) This elaboration of the psychoanalytic concepts of narcissism and the self, was developed by Heinz Kohut, and stresses the importance of the self-awareness of excessive needs for approval and self-gratification.
Annotation: do not confuse with SELF CONCEPT
Previous Indexing: Psychoanalytic Theory (1966-1996)
Public MeSH Note: 97
History Note: 97
Entry Version: SELF PSYCHOL
Related: Narcissism MeSH
DeCS ID: 33143
Unique ID: D019455
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/13
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Self Psychology - Preferred
Concept UI M0028946
Scope note Psychoanalytic theory focusing on interpretation of behavior in reference to self. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Terms, 1994) This elaboration of the psychoanalytic concepts of narcissism and the self, was developed by Heinz Kohut, and stresses the importance of the self-awareness of excessive needs for approval and self-gratification.
Preferred term Self Psychology
Entry term(s) Psychology, Self



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