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Definition of the verb abreact

What does abreact mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: abreacted | abreacting | abreacts

  1. discharge bad feelings or tension through verbalization

Alternative definition of the verb abreact


  1. [transitive] [psychoanalysis] To eliminate previously repressed emotions by reliving past experiences.

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Google previewEncyclopaedia of Australian Heavy Metal (2015)

by Brian Giffin

ABREACT Bartleson, Matt (v) Chatterton, Lee (g) Hayden, Chris (b) Young, Tim (d) This Melbourne metalcore band formed in Melbourne ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

abreact, the expression of repressed feelings by revisiting the situation in a way that relieves anxiety. See abreaction. abreaction /ab′rē·ak′ ′shən/ [L, ab, from, re, again, agere, to act], an emotional release resulting from ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

abreact, v. abruption [L, ab, away from, rumpere, rupture], a sudden breaking off or tearing apart. abruptio placentae [L, ab, away from, rumpere, to rupture], abnormal separation of a normally implanted intrauterine pregnancy. There are three ...

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

abreagleren - to abreact (Freud etc) (psy) Abreaktiorr f - abreaction (Freud etc) (psy) < Katharsis, kathartische Methode Abreption f ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

abreact / abމrƝāaktމ/, ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

abreact (-akt'), v. abrin (a' brin) [

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

abreact 30.48 abreast 31.3 abridge 20.6 ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy (2015)

by Edward S. Neukrug

Contemporary therapists use other methods to either reduce the size of the material to abreact in one sitting (e.g., by fractionation) or increase client capacity (e.g., by resourcing, grounding, or realignment of supportive ego states proximal to ...

Google previewThe First Dictionary of Psychoanalysis (2013)

A Gift for Sigmund Freud's 80th Birthday by Richard Sterba

abasia; Ahasie abnormal; ahnorm aboulia; Ahulie abreaction, to abreact; ahreagieren abstinence; Ahstinenz absurd; absurd accent; Akzent accidental; akzidentell acme; Akme act out; agieren act, operation; Akt action, reaction, activity; Aktion ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

entr'acte, epact, exact, extract, half- tracked, humpbacked, hunchbacked, impact, infract, intact, mossbacked, playact, protract, react, redact, refract, subtract , swaybacked, transact, unbacked abreact, artifact, cataract, chain- react, counteract, ...

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