DISPLACEMENT By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Transferring behaviour or feelings from the original objet or person to another. See displaced aggression- drive displacement- scape goating. DISPLACEMENT: "Joe used displacement to take his frustration from work out on his wife, Lyn." Related Psychology Terms DIRECT AGGRESSION DISPLACEMENT BEHAVIOR AFFECT DISPLAY ANIMAL AGGRESSION ANTISOCIAL AGGRESSION AGGRESSION POSITIVE TRANSFERENCE TRAVELING WAVE SOCIAL INHIBITION PREDATORY AGGRESSION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DISPLACEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/displacement/ (accessed April 22, 2021).