When overburdened or threatened by its tasks, it may employ defense mechanisms including denial, psychological repression, and displacement (psychology).
Usually, it provokes the sufferer's introspection about personal mortality, thus revealing the psychological repression of said awareness.
As the young undergoes physical and psychological repression from someone for whom they develop love, they develop a loving attitude towards authority figures.
Freud was shortly to repudiate the causative notion of hypnoid states, in favour of his theory of psychological repression.
Denial is associated with the defence mechanism of psychological repression of emotion.
Freud saw the establishment of a permanent anticathexis as a prerequisite for successful psychological repression.
It has been argued that Spare's magic depended (at least in part) upon psychological repression.
The family is the agent to which capitalist production delegates the psychological repression of the desires of the child.
Brumlik argued that Hillgruber's thesis about the Holocaust as one of many genocides, instead of a unique event, was a form of "psychological repression".
From Freud's perspective, the first man would have suffered from psychological repression, probably originating from an Oedipus complex, whereas the second had attained sublimation.