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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.

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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