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object choice

(ŏbjĭkt, -jĕkt′)
  1. In psychoanalytic theory, the object, usually a person, upon which an individual's psychic energy is centered.
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  • Identification has to be added where object-choice has taken place, and object love where there is identification.

    Group Psychology and The Analysis of The Ego

    Sigmund Freud