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ego-dystonic

[ ee-goh-dis-ton-ik, eg-oh- ]
/ ˈi goʊ dɪsˈtɒn ɪk, ˈɛg oʊ- /
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adjective Psychiatry.
of or relating to aspects of one's behavior or attitudes viewed as inconsistent with one's fundamental beliefs and personality (contrasted with ego-syntonic).

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ego-dystonic

adj.
Repugnant to or at variance with the aims of the ego.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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