TRANSPOSITION OF AFFECT

the conveying of the affective element correlated with a specific concept or item to an unrelated concept or item, as often takes place in obsessive-compulsive disorder.

TRANSPOSITION OF AFFECT: "Transposition of affect is commonly referred to as dispositioning."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TRANSPOSITION OF AFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/transposition-of-affect/ (accessed April 7, 2020).
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