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Macdonald, R.A. (1938). Clinical: Saul Rosenzweig. 'The Definition of Ambivalence.' Brit. Jour. Med. Psych., 1938, Vol. XVII, Part 2, pp. 223–226.. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 19:490-491.
    
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: Clinical: Saul Rosenzweig. 'The Definition of Ambivalence.' Brit. Jour. Med. Psych., 1938, Vol. XVII, Part 2, pp. 223–226.

(1938). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 19:490-491

Clinical: Saul Rosenzweig. 'The Definition of Ambivalence.' Brit. Jour. Med. Psych., 1938, Vol. XVII, Part 2, pp. 223–226.

R. A. Macdonald

The author considers that the term ambivalence is used too loosely

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and should be restricted to the object, the corresponding condition in the subject being more accurately termed ambitendence. Objects in the environment which are not ambivalent could appear so to the ambitendent person, as a result of many unsolved conflicts in the past about genuinely ambivalent objects.

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Article Citation

Macdonald, R.A. (1938). Clinical. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 19:490-491

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