ABREACTION

noun. Therapy which pulls regressed and/or repressed memories into the forefront of one's consciousness in attempt to relieve pent up worry and anxiety.

ABREACTION: "Jonathan immediately felt as though a weight had been lifted off of him after his abreaction therapy session."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ABREACTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/abreaction/ (accessed July 22, 2017).
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