Definitions for "Abreaction"
the purging of emotional tensions. See Catharsis, below.
A physical movement or an emotional outburst as a reaction to a suggestion while in the state of hypnosis. Some hypnotic abreactions are spontaneous and others are created by the hypnotist. Hypnotic abreaction can be used to acquire greater depth, cause a revivification, or remove repressed emotions.
Literally a ‘moving away from or against', this term denotes a psychic rejection of a negative emotional event through a brief re-experiencing of the original in mutated form.
Keywords:  aggravation, see