DIRECT AGGRESSION By N., Sam M.S. - 503 Aggressive behaviour towards a source of anger or frustration. Compare displaced aggression. DIRECT AGGRESSION: "Joe showed his direct aggression to the person he was angry at." Related Psychology Terms Developing a Case Study FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Hitler and Conformity OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION PEPTIC ULCER ANTISOCIAL REACTION SCHIZOID PERSONALITY (Schizo- thymic Personality) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DIRECT AGGRESSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/direct-aggression/ (accessed December 3, 2022).