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Self Psychology MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Self Psychology
Tree Number(s)
F02.739.794.837
Unique ID
D019455
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019455
Annotation
do not confuse with SELF CONCEPT
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.
Entry Version
SELF PSYCHOL
Entry Term(s)
Psychology, Self
NLM Classification #
WM 460.5.E3
Previous Indexing
Psychoanalytic Theory (1966-1996)
See Also
Narcissism
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/13
Revision Date
1997/06/20

No Qualifiers
Self Psychology Preferred
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