- Conveyance of an object from one place to another.
- Shifting of symptoms from one side of the body to the other, as seen in certain cases of conversion hysteria.
- Displacement of affect from one person or one idea to another; in psychoanalysis, generally applied to the projection of feelings, thoughts, and wishes onto the analyst, who has come to represent some person from the patient's past.
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