EMOTIONAL BLOCKING By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Inhibition of thought, speech due to extreme emotion. See blocking. EMOTIONAL BLOCKING: "In emotional blocking we inhibit speech and other responses from extreme fear." Related Psychology Terms POVERTY OF IDEAS EMOTIVE IMAGERY REY AUDITORY VERBAL LEARNING TEST (RAVLT) ARMORING PRIMARY STUTTERING BLOCKING SCHIZOTYPAL PERSONALITY DISORDER OCCUPATIONAL NEUROSIS VERBAL THOUGHT CONCRETISM Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EMOTIONAL BLOCKING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/emotional-blocking/ (accessed September 24, 2021).