ONTOLOGICAL CONFRONTATION

the precise and immediate knowledge of individual mortality which can arise whenever a person's regular defenses toward death awareness are intruded upon by situations or surfacing memories.

ONTOLOGICAL CONFRONTATION: "Ontological confrontation often serves as a turning point in many peoples' lives."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ONTOLOGICAL CONFRONTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ontological-confrontation/ (accessed October 19, 2020).
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