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manifest content in Medicine

manifest content man·i·fest content (mān'ə-fěst')
The content of a dream, fantasy, or thought as it is remembered and reported in psychoanalysis.

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  • The process by which the change from latent to manifest content is executed I name the dream-work.

    Dream Psychology Sigmund Freud
  • But their order is quite different from that which we remember from the manifest content of the dream.

    Totem and Taboo Sigmund Freud
  • But curiously enough he does not understand those symbols and is terrified by the manifest content of his morbid dream.

    Psychoanalysis Andr Tridon
  • On examination the manifest content of dreams is found to be full of symbols.

  • Here you find a new type of connection between the manifest content and the latent dream element.

  • The first thing that the dreamer has to testify is that the occasion for the dream is touched upon in its manifest content.

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