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'''Satisfaction''' is an [[emotional state]] that occurs when [[instinctive behavior]] has been expressed or [[drives]] have been reduced through activity. It is the antithesis of [[frustration]].
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'''Satisfaction''' is an [[emotional state]] that occurs when:
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* [[Instinctive behavior]] has been expressed or
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* [[Drive reduction theory|drives]] have been reduced through activity.
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* [[Expectations]] have been met or exceeded
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It is the antithesis of [[frustration]].
   
 
Satisfaction has been studied in a number of areas including:
 
Satisfaction has been studied in a number of areas including:

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Satisfaction is an emotional state that occurs when:

It is the antithesis of frustration.

Satisfaction has been studied in a number of areas including:

Measurement

In Psychoanalysis

Under the pleasure principle in psychoanalysis satisfaction occurs as a result of the reduction in instinctual tension.[1]

See also

References

  1. Rycroft, C. (1995). Critical Dictionary of psychoanalysis. London:Penguin.

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