Glossary of Medical Terms

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REPETITION-COMPULSION

In psychoanalysis, the tendency to repeat earlier experiences or actions, in an unconscious effort to attain belated mastery over them; a morbid need to repeat a special behaviour such as handwashing or repeated checking to see if the door is locked.
interspinous   interspinous ligament   interspongioplastic substance   interstapedial   intersternal   intersternebral joints   interstice   interstitial   (0)
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