Regression vs. Repression

Regression vs. Repression — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Regression and Repression

Regressionnoun

An action of regressing, a return to a previous state.

Repressionnoun

The act of repressing; state of being repressed.

Regressionnoun

An action of travelling back in time.

Repressionnoun

The involuntary rejection from consciousness of painful or disagreeable ideas, memories, feelings, or impulses.

Regressionnoun

(psychotherapy) A psychotherapeutic method whereby healing is facilitated by inducing the patient to act out behaviour typical of an earlier developmental stage.

Repressionnoun

a state of forcible subjugation;

the long repression of Christian sects
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Regressionnoun

(statistics) An analytic method to measure the association of one or more independent variables with a dependent variable.

Repressionnoun

(psychiatry) the classical defense mechanism that protects you from impulses or ideas that would cause anxiety by preventing them from becoming conscious

Regressionnoun

(statistics) An equation using specified and associated data for two or more variables such that one variable can be estimated from the remaining variable(s).

Repressionnoun

the act of repressing; control by holding down;

his goal was the repression of insolence

Regressionnoun

(programming) The reappearance of a bug in a piece of software that had previously been fixed.

Regressionnoun

(medicine) The diminishing of a cellular mass like a tumor, or of an organ size.

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Regressionnoun

an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely

Regressionnoun

(psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which you flee from reality by assuming a more infantile state

Regressionnoun

the relation between selected values of x and observed values of y (from which the most probable value of y can be predicted for any value of x)

Regressionnoun

returning to a former state