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constancy

[′kän·stən·sē]
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"Object constancy, describes the phase when the child understands that the mother has a separate identity and is truly a separate individual.
Individualized, structured play spaces can be used to support the development of knowledge of object constancy and of early object permanence in young children who are blind or have multiple disabilities.
Specific dimensions tied to the therapeutic alliance included basic trust; object constancy; self-constancy; dyadic object relationship; dyadic reality testing; tolerance of frustration, anxiety, and depression; and triadic object relations among others.
Although no doctor can be available to every patient all the time, your patients' perception of your availability is important, particularly to personality-disordered patients who have not achieved object constancy. For some clinicians, this means their answering machines contain reference to how they can be contacted after hours.
(17) Each of the Mahler group's six separation-individuation stages (namely: normal autism, symbiosis, differentiation, practicing, rapprochement, and individuation or emotional object constancy) is reinterpreted to describe the vicissitudes of the development of one's relationship to G-d.