Repetition Compulsion

Science / Psychiatry / Repetition Compulsion: In psychoanalytic theory, the impulse to reenact earlier emotional experiences. Considered by Freud to be more fundamental than the pleasure principle. Defined by Jones in the following way: The blind impulse to repeat earlier experiences and situations quite irrespective of any advantage that doing so might bring from a pleasure-pain point of view.

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Repetition Noun Synonyms: reiteration, repeat, echo, echoing, repeating, duplication, duplicating, rehearsal, recapitulation, restatement, replication, rereading, retelling, relisting, recital, reprise, rerun, rerunning
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Repetition (Rep)

Health / Fitness / Repetition (Rep): One complete motion of an exercise, often used in reference to strength training. MORE

Repetition Compulsion

Science / Psychiatry / Repetition Compulsion: In psychoanalytic theory, the impulse to reenact earlier emotional experiences. Considered by Freud to be more fundamental than the pleasure principle. Defined by Jones in the following way: The blind MORE

Repetition

Entertainment / Music / Repetition: Within a form, repetition fixes the musical material in our mind and satisfies our need for the familiar: it provides unity to a form. MORE

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