Abreaction Therapy

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What is abreaction therapy?

1. Reliving experience in order to purge it of its emotional excesses, in order to reach catharsis.KidsDrawingTrauma
2. “…The goal is to create a situation by the use of play methods in which the anxiety of the child is given expression” (Levy, 1938).
3. Mental disorder is caused by excessive demands or restriction made on an individual at too early an age.




Levy, D. M. (1938). “Release Therapy” in Young Children. Psychiatry, 1(3), 387-390. doi:10.1080/00332747.1938.11022205

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