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[L. repressus, press back] In psychology, the refusal to entertain distressing or painful ideas. In Freudian theory, repression involves the submersion of such thoughts in the unconscious, where they continue to influence the individual. Psychoanalysis seeks to discover and release repressions.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Repression." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741551/all/repression.
Repression. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741551/all/repression. Accessed October 15, 2019.
Repression. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741551/all/repression
Repression [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 15]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741551/all/repression.
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