- re·ac·tion-for·ma·tion (re-akґshən for-maґshən) a type of defense mechanism in which a person assumes an attitude that is the reverse of a wish or impulse that they harbor.
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reaction formation — n. Psychoanalysis an unconscious reaction in which a feeling or trait finds expression as the exact opposite of a repressed feeling or impulse … English World dictionary
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reaction formation — noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which a person unconsciously develops attitudes and behavior that are the opposite of unacceptable repressed desires and impulses and serve to conceal them his strict morality is just a reaction formation… … Useful english dictionary
reaction formation — Psychoanal. a behavioral tendency developed in direct opposition to a repressed impulse. [1905 10] * * * … Universalium
reaction formation — A psychoanalytic concept denoting one type of defence mechanism . When a feeling or idea is felt to be especially threatening it may be dealt with by enthusiastically embracing its opposite. Thus a man who is threatened by his own homosexual… … Dictionary of sociology
reaction formation — noun Psychoanalysis the tendency of a repressed wish or feeling to be expressed at a conscious level in a contrasting form … English new terms dictionary
reaction formation — (in psychoanalysis) a defence mechanism by which unacceptable unconscious ideas are replaced by the opposite conscious attitude. For instance, a man might make an ostentatious show of affection to someone for whom he has an unconscious hatred … The new mediacal dictionary
Реакция Образования (Reaction Formation) — (в психоанализе) защитный механизм, при помощи которого неприемлемые бессознательные мысли заменяются противоположным им сознательным отношением. Например, человек может выказывать показную любовь к человеку, которого он подсознательно ненавидит … Медицинские термины
Reaction–diffusion system — Reaction–diffusion systems are mathematical models which explain how the concentration of one or more substances distributed in space changes under the influence of two processes: local chemical reactions in which the substances are transformed… … Wikipedia