SUPPRESSION

person's effective try to stop thinking about negative things, or better said to try to gain control over undesirable thoughts, ideas, desires. One can distinguish it from the unaware mechanisms of control.

SUPPRESSION: "Example: Suppression is asked from the drug abusers who are on rehabilitation."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUPPRESSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/suppression/ (accessed July 2, 2020).
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