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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Before his recent move to Eugene, he was the artistic director of the Abreact, a theater group in Detroit.
One person asked me why I had not mentioned in my audio programme the possibility that some people may abreact and discharge emotion.

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