Medical Definition of Repression-sensitization

1. Defense mechanisms involving approach and avoidance responses to threatening stimuli. The sensitizing process involves intellectualization in approaching or controlling the stimulus whereas repression involves unconscious denial in avoiding the stimulus. (12 Dec 1998)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Repression-sensitization

representing
representment
represents
repress
repressed
represser
repressers
represses
repressibility
repressible
repressible enzyme
repressilator
repressilators
repressing
repression
repression-sensitization (current term)
repressionist
repressions
repressive
repressively
repressiveness
repressor
repressor gene
repressor protein
repressor proteins
repressors
repressure
repressured
repressures
repressuring

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