RESISTANCE By N., Sam M.S. - 14 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." Related Psychology Terms Comparison of Assessment Tools ADOLESCENCE (Theories) EGO PSYCHOTHERAPY Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) REHABILITATION (Psychiatric) HEAD INJURY (CHRONIC TRAUMATIC DISORDERS) ACT PSYCHOLOGY FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RESISTANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/resistance/ (accessed November 27, 2021).