More - catharsis - Catharsis | Define Catharsis at

Whether it’s slut shaming, or the almost “recreational hostility” that follows victims when they report, Beat the Blame Game is the powerful reality check that provides your campus with the tools they need to challenge the haters.

In laboratory experiments, whacking a punching bag or attacking a pillow actually seems to increase anger, not tame it. It’s been tested several times, and there’s virtually no scientific evidence to support catharsis.”

catharsis 1803, from Gk. katharsis "purging, cleansing," from kathairein "to purify, purge," from katharsos "pure." Originally medical; of emotions from 1872; psychotherapy sense first recorded 1909, in Brill's translation of Freud.

More - CatharsisMore - CatharsisMore - CatharsisMore - Catharsis