PENETRATION RESPONSE

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a reaction in a projective test which can be comprehended to consist of an implication of weakness or penetrability. Such a comprehension ultimately stems from an imprecise usage of the psychoanalytic concept of projection and is of restricted validity.

PENETRATION RESPONSE: "I've never fully understood the concept of the penetration response."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PENETRATION RESPONSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/penetration-response/ (accessed June 26, 2022).

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