Introjection vs. Internalisation: What's the Difference?
Introjection and Internalisation Definitions
An unconscious defense mechanism in which one incorporates characteristics of another person or object into one's own psyche.
Alternative spelling of internalization
(psychology) The process whereby the ideas of another are unconsciously incorporated into one's own psyche.
Learning (of values or attitudes etc.) that is incorporated within yourself
(sychoanalysis) the internalization of the parent figures and their values; leads to the formation of the superego
(psychology) unconscious internalization of aspects of the world (especially aspects of persons) within the self in such a way that the internalized representation takes over the psychological functions of the external objects