avoidance-avoidance conflict

noun

Medical Definition of avoidance-avoidance conflict

: psychological conflict that results when a choice must be made between two undesirable alternatives — compare approach-approach conflict, approach-avoidance conflict

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“Avoidance-avoidance conflict.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/avoidance-avoidance%20conflict. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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