DRAMATIZATION By N., Sam M.S. - 44 1. Using attention getting behaviour as a defense for anxiety. 2. Used in psychoanalytic theory for expressing repressed desires. DRAMATIZATION: "Dramatisation is used to express repressed desires." Related Psychology Terms Comparison of Assessment Tools Identifying Relevant Theories and Models ATARACTIC (Atanndc) FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development DEFENSE MECHANISM (Ego Defense Mechanism) ENURESIS (Bed-wetting) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) DREAM INTERPRETATION (Modern) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DRAMATIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dramatization/ (accessed August 16, 2022).