REGULATION OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Action aimed at regulating or achieving a change in the state of consciousness. Includes pain circumvention and pleasure- or variety-seeking behavior. Can also entail self-mutilation or drug use.

REGULATION OF CONSCIOUSNESS: "Many subjects try to achieve regulation of consciousness through self-destructive means."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REGULATION OF CONSCIOUSNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/regulation-of-consciousness/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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