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introversion (Jung)


A mode of psychic functioning in which interest, value and meaning are found predominantly in the inner life of the individual; i.e., values are determined largely by the subject's internal reactions. Introversion is the opposite of extraversion.


Definition copyright © Daryl Sharp, condensed from: C. G. Jung Lexicon: A Primer of Terms and Concepts (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts)