REPETITION COMPULSION

Psychological phenomenon wherein a subject repeats or feels the need to reenact a trauma on a recurring basis.

REPETITION COMPULSION: "A subject with repetition compulsion can be very self-destructive."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REPETITION COMPULSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/repetition-compulsion/ (accessed November 20, 2019).
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