Denoting the psychological dynamics that occur inside the mind without reference to the individual's exchanges with other persons or events. SYN: intrapersonal.

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in·tra·psy·chic .in-trə-'sī-kik, -(.)trä- adj being or occurring within the psyche, mind, or personality <\intrapsychic conflicts> <\intrapsychic trauma>
in·tra·psy·chi·cal·ly -ki-k(ə-)lē adv

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in·tra·psy·chic (in″trə-siґkik) arising, occurring, or situated within the mind.

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