thanatomania


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thanatomania

an obsession with death. Cf. necromania.
See also: Manias
an obsession with death. See also necromania.
See also: Death
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than·a·to·ma·ni·a

n. tanatomanía, manía suicida o de asesinato.
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* Keywords suggested for the study of FT6: Freud: narcissism, thanatomania, reality principle; Green: invasion of the ego; desobjectalisation: destructive retreat of the ego to itself, "psychose blanche"; idealised present object and invading abhorred object; dead mother complex.