Acting Out

Expressing unconscious emotional conflicts or feelings, often of hostility or love, through overt behavior.
National Institutes of Health

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2004
2004
How can we anticipate and meet users’ future needs for technological support while mobile when the practices around mobile… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Examined the relations among family protective factors, stressful events, and behavioral adjustment of 64 African American 6th… (More)
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1997
1997
Acting out is the indirect expression of a feeling, wish, or thought through action rather than in words, and is a frequent… (More)
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1995
1995
OBJECTIVE Acting out among boys with disruptive behavior disorders was investigated by evaluating how changes in their daily… (More)
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1993
1993
In his seminal paper on acting out, Freud (1914) wrote: "We render the compulsion [to repeat] harmless, and indeed useful, by… (More)
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1990
1990
  • B Willock
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1990
Many of the most problematic behaviours characteristic of severely disturbed, aggressive, conduct-disordered children can be… (More)
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1989
1989
The clinical picture of hypochondriasis is clear, the psychopathological structure less so. Hypochondriasis is characterized by a… (More)
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1987
1987
Dreams can be used as containers that free patients from increased tension. This may be the principal function of certain types… (More)
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1982
1982
  • E Gaddini
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1982
I have attempted to describe some distinctive features of acting out, as they can be observed in the psychoanalytic session and… (More)
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1979
Highly Cited
1979
Negatively valued masculinity (M-) and femininity (F-) personality scales were developed to supplement the positively valued… (More)
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