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Psychopathogenesis and the Theory of Threat The conception of motivation so
far outlined contains some important cues for understanding the origins of
psychopathology as well as the nature of frustration, conflict, and threat. Indeed, it
The usual definitions of frustration are in terms simply of not getting what one
desires, of interference with a wish, or with a gratification. Such a definition fails to
make the distinction between a deprivation that is unimportant to the organism ...
From this point of view, it follows that the phenomenon of threatening frustration is
much more closely allied to other threat situations than it is to mere deprivation.
The classic effects of frustration are also found frequently to be a consequence ...
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