abreactive


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abreactive

(ˌæbrɪˈæktɪv)
adj
relating to abreaction
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That means, for example, interrupting a client whose abreactive expression of emotion is actually sympathetic shock (someone yelling, hitting down, and expressing anger, yet that is not actually dissipating or releasing the festering residue carried from the past into the present).
Since it does not have any therapeutic, abreactive, cathartic goal, the voodoo is in this case only used to subjugate some subjects looking for subjectivation.
She catalyzes Simon's abreactive process, her cheerful, naive dialogue restoring normalcy to his dissociated gaze, her bright coloration the only quality able to penetrate the gray haze of Simon's fugue state.