DISPLACEMENT BEHAVIOR

Behaviour where a person substitutes one action for another when the first is unsuccessful. Also called displacement activity.

DISPLACEMENT BEHAVIOR: "Displacement behaviour looks at we act in situations."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DISPLACEMENT BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/displacement-behavior/ (accessed October 23, 2017).
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