PERCEPTUAL DEFENSE

with regard to psychoanalytic theory, a misguided comprehension which takes place whenever anxiety-eliciting stimulants are unconsciously skewed. If taboo terms are quickly displayed, they might be misunderstood.

PERCEPTUAL DEFENSE: "Perceptual defenses will be discussed heavily next months when we tackle psychoanalytic theory- for now, let's try to stay on topic."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PERCEPTUAL DEFENSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/perceptual-defense/ (accessed May 10, 2021).
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