1. thwarting of impulses and actions. 2. Emotional state when thwarting happens. 3. Psychoanalytic theory. Damming up of psychic energy which seeks an outlet through dreams and neurotic symptoms.

FRUSTRATION: "Joe showed frustration when he could not finish his task."
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