Anticathexis

Anticathexis

[an-tee-kuh-thek-sis, an-tahy-]
In psychoanalysis, anticathexis is the energy derived from the Superego to run the Ego, according to Freud. The function of the anticathexis is to restrict and block cathexis from the Id for overall benefit.

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