Definition of Abreacted
1. Verb. (past of abreact) ¹
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Definition of Abreacted
1. abreact [v] - See also: abreact
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Literary usage of Abreacted
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1. Repressed Emotions by Isador H. Coriat (1920)
"If completely abreacted, a repressed emotion ... and works itself off harmlessly, if not completely abreacted, it may lead to states of mental dissociation. ..."
2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1912)
"... attracted by women capable of fanning their hidden tendencies which clamor for expression into an uncontrollable impulse so as to become abreacted. ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Edward Aloysius Pace (1922)
"... as the psychoanalysts inelegantly say. abreacted, and the psychic tension released. This process by which the mind is purged and the complex dissolved ..."
4. The Psychoanalytic Method by Oskar Pfister (1917)
"To put it differently, the pent-up affect is brought into consciousness and carried out in speech or removed by medical suggestion; it "is abreacted. ..."
5. Religion and the New Psychology: A Psycho-analytic Study of Religion by Walter Samuel Swisher (1920)
"The element of suggestion, which is never absent from hypnosis, was thus almost entirely eliminated, and the patient "abreacted," or threw off the painful ..."
6. Collected papers on analytical psychology by Carl Gustav Jung, Constance Ellen Long (1917)
"The trauma is abreacted." When the abreaction takes place under hypnotism, or with other magical accessories (dark room, peculiar lighting, and the rest), ..."
7. Rest, Suggestion, and Other Therapeutic Measures in Nervous and Mental Diseases by Francis Xavier Dercum (1917)
"... but the human being finds a substitute for the deed in speech, with the help of which the emotion can be discharged— abreacted—almost as well. ..."
8. At the Hour of Death by Karlis Osis, Erlendur Haraldsson (1997)
"The doctor thought she was suffering from a guilt complex abreacted in hallucinations. Patients with hallucinogenic medical histories, in both the American ..."