DISTORTION

1. Unconscious process of altering emotions and thoughts or the conscious misrepresentation of facts. 2. Psychoanalytic theory. Using dream work to modify forbidden thoughts to make them mor acceptable.

DISTORTION: "Distortion deals with how we protect ourselves fromm forbidden thoughts."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DISTORTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/distortion/ (accessed August 19, 2019).
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