BLOCK

n. any barrier which impedes or obstructs the flow of a process or function. This barrier can be physical, mental, biochemical, or psychological. For instance, the flow of thought may be interrupted or stopped in a mental block. See retrieval block.

BLOCK: "A mental block happens when you don't quite know how or where to start in what you're meant to write and say."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BLOCK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/block/ (accessed November 21, 2019).
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