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abreaction


abreaction

noun ab·re·ac·tion \ˌab-rē-ˈak-shən\

Definition of ABREACTION

:  the expression and emotional discharge of unconscious material (as a repressed idea or emotion) by verbalization especially in the presence of a therapist—compare catharsis 2
ab·re·act \-ˈakt\ verb
March 05, 2015
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