Medical Definition of Repetition-compulsion

1. In psychoanalysis, the tendency to repeat earlier experiences or actions, in an unconscious effort to achieve belated mastery over them; a morbid need to repeat a particular behaviour such as handwashing or repeated checking to see if the door is locked. (05 Mar 2000)



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repetition-compulsion (current term)
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