REENACTMENT By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 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 FLASHBACK PRESENTIST REACTIVE TRANSFERENCE NEUROSIS REMINISCENCE MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE EVENTS AVAILABILITY HEURISTIC AUTONOETIC MEMORY CATHARSIS AHISTORICAL Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REENACTMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reenactment/ (accessed September 18, 2020).