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Definition of the verb abreact

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verb - inflections: abreacted | abreacting | abreacts

  1. discharge bad feelings or tension through verbalization

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

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Google previewThe Archaeological Journal (1861)

com- sheep is called abreact sheep. Brackenmon in the district, may have given rise byr is about half a mile from the head of tothe name. Hills are called bracken-hills the avenue or Shapsey, and 100 yards from the fern upon them. It is possible north of the Greyhound Inn. , that the place may have been so called 9 The remarkable standing stones at from the speckled appearance caused by Classernishare describedinMnM'Kenzies' the boulder stones forming the circle. Memoir on ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Australian Heavy Metal (2015)

by Brian Giffin

ABREACT Bartleson, Matt (v) Chatterton, ...

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 types: complete (entire placenta separates), partial (part of placenta separates), marginal (separation limited to placental edge). abscess /ab′′səs/ [ L, abscedere, to go away], 1. a cavity containing pus and surrounded by inflamed tissue, ...

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

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

abreact / abމrƝāaktމ/, (in psychotherapy) 1. to release a repressed emotion. 2. to work off by catharsis effects of a repressed disagreeable experience. 3. to mentally relive or bring into consciousness repressed experiences. abreaction /abމrƝāakމshۑn/[ L, ab, from, re, ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

abreact 30.48 abreast 31.3 abridge 20.6 ...

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 active technique; aktive Technik active-passive; aktiv-passi'o activity; Aktivitat actual or current neurosis; Aktualneurose actual; aktuell acute hallucinatory confusion; Amentia acute; akut adaptation; Anpassung adequate; ada'quat Adler, Alfred ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

contact, contract, crookbacked, detract, didact, diffract, distract, enact, 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, cross-react, inexact, interact, overact, paperbacked, precontact, razor-backed, reenact, subcompact, subcontract, underact, vacuum-packed, ventifact autodidact. matter- of-fact, ...

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 ~ abreption° (rel) —) Trennung der Seele vom Kiirper abrichten ' to train (Nietzsche) (piy , (Wittgenstein etc) (lan) Abrichtung f ' training, drill (Wittgenstein etc) gag); (Nietzsche) (psy) < konditionierter e ex ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

vi abreact'. — adj abreact ive [L ab from, and reaction] abreast *-brest',adv with fronts in line; side by side; (with of) keeping pace with, eg abreast of the other car, abreast of the limes, [a-1] abrege a-bra-:ha, (Fr) n an abridgement. abricock ab'ri- kok , an obs form of apricot abridge >/>/•</" , vt to shorten; to epitomize; to curtail. — adj abridg able or abridge able. — n ahndg er — n abridgement ( sometimes abridg menti contraction; shortening; a compendium of a larger work; an epitome or ...

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