ego-syntonic

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

adjective Psychiatry.

of or relating to aspects of one's behavior or attitudes viewed as acceptable and consistent with one's fundamental personality and beliefs (contrasted with ego-dystonic).

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Medical definitions for ego-syntonic

ego-syntonic

adj.

Acceptable to the aims of the ego.
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