REPRESSION SENSITIZATION SCALE
\ɹɪpɹˈɛʃən sˌɛnsɪta͡ɪzˈe͡ɪʃən skˈe͡ɪl], \ɹɪpɹˈɛʃən sˌɛnsɪtaɪzˈeɪʃən skˈeɪl], \ɹ_ɪ_p_ɹ_ˈɛ_ʃ_ə_n s_ˌɛ_n_s_ɪ_t_aɪ_z_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n s_k_ˈeɪ_l]\
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Defense mechanisms involving approach and avoidance responses to threatening stimuli. The sensitizing process involves intellectualization in approaching or controlling the stimulus whereas repression involves unconscious denial in avoiding the stimulus.
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