Catharsis

Known as: Catharses 
The release of ideas, thoughts, and repressed material from the unconscious, accompanied by an emotional response and relief. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
National Institutes of Health

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2005
Highly Cited
2005
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At the psychological level the reasons for holding or for changing attitudes are found in the functions they perform for the… (More)
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2005
2005
Recent social psychological research has indicated that merely thinking about some object will, under certain conditions, result… (More)
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2003
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2003
Five experiments examined effects of songs with violent lyrics on aggressive thoughts and hostile feelings. Experiments 1, 3, 4… (More)
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2002
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2002
Does distraction or rumination work better to diffuse anger? Catharsis theory predicts that rumination works best, but empirical… (More)
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2001
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2001
Do people aggress to make themselves feel better? We adapted a procedure used by G. K. Manucia, D. J. Baumann, and R. B. Cialdini… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Does media endorsement for catharsis produce a self-fulfilling or a self-defeating prophecy? In Study 1, participants who read a… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
CONTEXT Helicobacter pylori commonly infects humans; however, its mode of transmission remains unknown. OBJECTIVE To determine… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The role of problem appraisal and Big Five traits in coping with bothersome daily events was investigated. Community-residing men… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
On the basis of previous work, freshmen should evidence improved health after writing about their thoughts and feelings… (More)
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1976
1976
In the course of extensive routine screening for bile acid malabsorption a few patients were detected in whom chronic diarrhoea… (More)
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