ACTING IN

1. with regards to psychoanalysis, a kind of resistance where the individual protects their self from pent-up wants, memories, or even each by using movements to intercede the flow of free association.2. an individual's portrayal of prior relations with others in the transference experience with the analyzing person.

ACTING IN: "Sometimes therapy patients will engage in acting in, wherein they correlate their past experiences with others as being the same as what is occurring in the therapy settings, sometimes with their therapist."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACTING IN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/acting-in/ (accessed February 22, 2020).
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