Compartmentalization

(Psychology)

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Psychology
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What is Compartmentalization (psychology)?

For other uses of Compartmentalization, see Compartmentalization. Compartmentalization is a subconscious psychological defense mechanism used to avoid cognitive dissonance, or the mental discomfort and anxiety caused by a person's having conflicting values, cognitions, emotions, beliefs, etc. within themselves. Compartmentalization allows these conflicting ideas to co-exist by inhibiting direct or explicit acknowledgement and interaction between separate compartmentalized self-states.

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defence mechanismdefense mechanismengineeringengineering concepthuman processprocesspsychoanalytic processpsychology

Synonyms

Mental compartmentalisationMental compartmentalization

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