Definition of Defense reaction

1. Noun. (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defense Reaction

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defense reaction (current term)
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Literary usage of Defense reaction

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1. The Creed of Deutschtum: And Other Essays, Including The Psychology of the by Morton Prince (1918)
"In the first place, it induces a defense reaction of an intensely emotional character which ... This defense reaction is anger and the sentiment of hatred. ..."

2. Mental Mechanisms by William Alanson White (1911)
"Two sets of ideas developed side by side, both of which are expressions of a defense reaction to his failing efficiency. He had very exalted ideas of his ..."

3. Nervous and mental disease monograph series (1911)
"Two sets of ideas developed side by side, both of which are expressions of a defense reaction to his failing efficiency. He had very exalted ideas of his ..."

4. Your Inner Self by Louis Edward Bisch (1922)
"1 a defense reaction so as to disguise her real feelings. She says she has chosen not to marry because men cannot be trusted. There are defense reactions of ..."

5. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"This is the first demonstration of an auxin-fungal elicitor interaction in the control of a defined defense reaction. The above observations were extended ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1915)
"Negativistic stupor has however the general characteristics of a defense reaction or protective mechanism, whereby the individual shuts out the external ..."

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