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Displacement (Psychology): Home


Used for:

  • Displacement behavior in humans

Broader term:

  •   Defense mechanisms (Psychology)
  •   Human behavior
  •   Psychology, Pathological
  •   Sublimation (Psychology)


Displacement (Psychology)

Scope Note

"Here are entered works on the defense mechanism in which an emotion is transferred from its original focus to a more acceptable object, and also works on the substitution of an unexpected behavior or response for the expected one." [EPC]

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