REENACTMENT By N., Sam M.S. - 66 Reliving past events in an attempt to restore the original emotions present during the initial event. See also: abreaction. REENACTMENT: "Through reenactment, the subject achieved clarity regarding his childhood." Related Psychology Terms FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Developing a Case Study ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Hitler and Conformity CHILD PSYCHIATRY OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION Dissociative Identity Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment Planning ANTISOCIAL REACTION SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "REENACTMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reenactment/ (accessed July 5, 2022).