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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[edit | edit source]

In Psychoanalysis[edit | edit source]

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

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References[edit | edit source]

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