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Definition of ABREACT


  • the expression and emotional discharge of unconscious material (as a repressed idea or emotion) by verbalization especially in the presence of a therapist
  • to remove by abreaction
  • to release repressed emotions by reliving the original traumatic experience [v ABREACTED, ABREACTING, ABREACTS]
  • to treat post-traumatic stress through abreaction (reliving the traumatic experience) [v -ED, -ING, -S]
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