DEAGGRESSIVIZATION

noun. With regard to psychoanalytic theory, the neutralizing of urges of aggression so that its energy can be veered in the direction of many jobs and desires of the ego.

DEAGGRESSIVIZATION: "Deaggressivization is a way of neutralizing aggression in people, not to inhibit such specifically, but so that energy reserves spent on such an emotion can be used on other areas."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DEAGGRESSIVIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deaggressivization/ (accessed November 10, 2019).
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