Suppression and Repression

by Cathy Parkes December 11, 2020

Suppression is VOLUNTARY denial of  thoughts or feelings. Repression is UNCONCIOUS (i.e. involuntary) denial of thoughts or feelings. Both are defense mechanisms used to cope with unpleasant thoughts, feelings, or behaviors.
Suppression is VOLUNTARY denial of thoughts or feelings. Repression is UNCONCIOUS (i.e. involuntary) denial of thoughts or feelings.

Both are defense mechanisms used to cope with unpleasant thoughts, feelings, or behaviors.


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