What does abreact mean?

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  1. (psychoanalysis) To eliminate previously repressed emotions by reliving past experiences. [First attested in the early 20th century.]
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One person asked me why I had not mentioned in my audio programme the possibility that some people may abreact and discharge emotion.
Before his recent move to Eugene, he was the artistic director of the Abreact, a theater group in Detroit.

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