1. Education

Discuss in my forum

What IsCatharsis?

By , black-rose-bielefeld.de Guide


A catharsis is an emotional release. According to psychoanalytic theory, this emotional release is linked to a need to release unconscious conflicts. For example, experiencing stress over a work-related situation may cause feelings of frustration and tension. Rather than vent these feelings inappropriately, the individual may instead release these feelings in another way, such as through physical activity or another stress relieving activity.

More Psychology Definitions: The Psychology Dictionary

Browse the Psychology Dictionary

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |
See More About
  • catharsis
  • psychoanalysis
Top Related Searches psychology dictionary emotional release psychoanalytic theory catharsis physical activity frustration

2022 black-rose-bielefeld.de. All rights reserved.