Repression vs Freudianism - What's the difference?

repression | freudianism |


As nouns the difference between repression and freudianism

is that repression is repression while freudianism is (psychology) freudian beliefs and practices, particularly the mechanism of psychological repression, the centrality of sexual desire to the development of the persona, and the efficacy of the "talking cure" or psychoanalytic technique.

repression

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Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of repressing; state of being repressed.
  • The involuntary rejection from consciousness of painful or disagreeable ideas, memories, feelings, or impulses.
  • freudianism

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    Alternative forms

    * Freudism

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (psychology) Freudian beliefs and practices, particularly the mechanism of psychological repression, the centrality of sexual desire to the development of the persona, and the efficacy of the "talking cure" or psychoanalytic technique.