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persona

1. a character in a play, novel, etc.
2. (in Jungian psychology) the mechanism that conceals a person's true thoughts and feelings, esp in his adaptation to the outside world

Persona

A mask of terra-cotta, stone or marble, designed to imitate the human face or the head of an animal, usually in the form of a grotesque; employed as an antic or as a gargoyle for discharging water.

Persona

(dreams)

The English term personality is derived from the Greek word persona, which refers to the masks worn by the actors in ancient Greek dramas. In psychology, the persona is the personality that we project to the world (i.e., the self we want other people to see). As a public self, the persona is a means of facilitating social interaction and should not be viewed negatively as a “false” self. One of the most influential formulations of the notion of persona was put forward by the Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung. In Jung’s personality theory, the persona is one among several selves: the ego represents what we might call the self-image (the self we imagine ourselves to be); the shadow (which is a kind of alter-ego) embodies the traits that have been rejected as “not-self”; the anima or animus is the subconscious counter-self composed of the characteristics our particular culture identifies as belonging to the opposite sex; and the self is an archetype from the collective unconscious that provides the subconscious pattern for the ego (for the sense of selfhood).

Each of these aspects of the self can appear in dreams in various forms. In the case of the persona, dream images include everything from clothing that we put on or take off in dreams to the roles we assume. In Jungian therapy, the persona is viewed as a means whereby new characteristics can be integrated into the patient’s ego structure. In other words, the subject can draw on previously rejected personality traits from the shadow and the anima or animus by acting them out in certain social situations and later identifying with them as part of a new ego concept.

persona

persona
A mask of terra-cotta, marble, etc., designed to imitate the human face or the head of an animal, usually in grotesque form, employed as an antefix in buildings, as an ornament for discharging water, or as a gargoyle.

Persona

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Once you have all these member information, it may be prudent for you to document them in either Word or Excel spreadsheet, and create an infographic to have a sense of the types of members that comprise the personas you have collected.
Existen dos razones de distincion que no existian como tales en el CIC 1917, y que resultan en parte problematicas: universitates personarum y universitares rerum, y personas juridicas publicas y privadas.
En este sentido, el presente trabajo incluye, primeramente, antecedentes sobre las personas trans en diferentes contextos a traves del tiempo, ademas de una discusion conceptual, a fin de alcanzar mas claridad en torno a la poblacion estudiada.
Atiendo a algunas personas que han perdido un promedio de 15 kilos en seis meses.
Por ello, realizamos en la Universidad Juarez Autonoma de Tabasco la Audiencia Publica Regional sobre la Ley General para Prevenir y Sancionar los Delitos en Materia de Desaparicion de Personas.
Asi, segun el nuevo informe del SJM, aunque todavia el narcotrafico constituye la forma mas rentable de comercio ilicito, el aumento del comercio ilicito de personas es muy preocupante.
La hedonica se refiere al placer o dolor que las personas sienten a traves de los sentidos.
Esto debe incluir un dominio adecuado de su lengua materna, asi como el conocimiento de lenguas ancestrales si ellas son usadas por personas a las cuales deba atender.
La legislacion tiene el objeto de garantizar a las personas la rectificacion registral del sexo, el cambio de nombre de pila e imagen y el acceso a intervenciones quirurgicas totales y parciales y/o tratamientos integrales hormonales para adecuar su cuerpo, incluida su genitalidad, a su identidad de genero auto-percibida, sin necesidad de requerir autorizacion judicial o administrativa, y totalmente a cargo del Estado Nacional (Boletin Oficial, Ley 26.
Sin embargo, pareceria claro que en los delitos como el hurto o el homicidio, que son conductas producidas por la actuacion de personas fisicas, tampoco se garantiza la posibilidad de una total eficacia preventiva de la norma.
Personas are created, or borrowed and modified, to be reasonably detailed stand-ins for your actual users.
Peterson has been with Persona since June of 1998 and has played a key role in its growth and success over the last 20 years.