ego-dystonic

[ ee-goh-dis-ton-ik, eg-oh- ]
/ ˈi goʊ dɪsˈtɒn ɪk, ˈɛg oʊ- /

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).

Nearby words

  1. ego ideal,
  2. ego identity,
  3. ego psychology,
  4. ego trip,
  5. ego-alien,
  6. ego-surf,
  7. ego-syntonic,
  8. ego-trip,
  9. egobronchophony,
  10. egocentric

Also ego-alien.

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Medicine definitions for ego-dystonic

ego-dystonic

adj.

Repugnant to or at variance with the aims of the ego.

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