• On This Day … 22 January

    01/22/2022 by

    People (Births) 1913 – Henry Bauchau, Belgian psychoanalyst and author (d. 2012). 1932 – Berthold Grünfeld, Norwegian psychiatrist and academic (d. 2007). Henry Bauchau Henry Bauchau (22 January 1913 to 21 September 2012) was a… Read more

  • What is Reaction Formation?

    01/21/2022 by

    Introduction In psychoanalytic theory, reaction formation (German: Reaktionsbildung) is a defence mechanism in which emotions and impulses which are anxiety-producing or perceived to be unacceptable are mastered by exaggeration of the directly opposing tendency. The… Read more

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