REPRESSION-RESISTANCE

Hindrance employed by a patient in order to keep unacceptable impulses repressed. Also known as: ego resistance. Compare with: id resistance.

REPRESSION-RESISTANCE: "Repression-resistance is often employed by patients in order to avoid unacceptable or hurtful impulses."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REPRESSION-RESISTANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/repression-resistance/ (accessed October 20, 2021).
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