ANXIETY FIXATION

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in psychoanalysis, this refers to the continuation of an anxious reaction from an earlier developmental stage to a later one.

ANXIETY FIXATION: "An anxiety fixation refers to an anxious reaction that an individual cannot move past - subsequently, the individual continues to experience the anxiety. "
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ANXIETY FIXATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anxiety-fixation/ (accessed December 1, 2021).

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