ego-syntonic


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Related to ego-syntonic: ego-dystonic
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e·go-syn·ton·ic

a. egosintónico-a, en armonía o correspondencia con el ego.
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I am not speaking of the ego-dystonic obsessionalism that one finds in obsessive-compulsive disorder, but the ego-syntonic obsessional traits of the bureaucrat.
In conducting therapy for eating disorders, he suggested application of alliance-building techniques that stress empathy, validation, and an appreciation of the ego-syntonic nature of thinness and self-control for the patient.