RESISTANCE

Act or instance of resisting; having the ability to resist. In psychology, the process by which the ego refuses to recall experiences which produce anxiety.

RESISTANCE: "Her resistance to rehabilitation was extraordinary."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "RESISTANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/resistance/ (accessed July 22, 2018).
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