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  1. Conversion
  2. Intellectualizations
  3. Fantasy
  4. Repression
  5. acting out behaviors
  1. a the act of transferring emotional concerns into the inttellectual sphere. the person uses reasoning as a means of avoiding confrontation with unconcious conflicts and their stressful emotions. (a man who shows no emotion to the dear john letter he received from his fiancee instead he tells his roomate he is trying to figure out why she changed her mind.he is avoiding confrontation with her)
  2. b managing emotional conflicts through actions, rather than self reflection. (a preschool child is told to share her toys so she throws them across the room)
  3. c One of the most common defense mechanisms,refered to as "burrying alive" the person is unable to recall painful or unpleasant thoughts or feelings because they are automatically and involuntarily pushed into ones unconcious. (a woman has a terrible fight with her husband and 1 wk later is unable to remember the reason)
  4. d Imagined events or mental images to express unconcious conflicts, gratify unconcious wishes, or prepare for anticipated future events.( if a girls sits in a chair pretenting as if she has a baby while rocking in a chair holding a baby doll.)
  5. e transferring of a mental conflict into physical problems.(A man develops paralysis of him lower extremities after he learns his wife has terminal cancer.)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. An object,idea, or act represents another through some common aspect and carries the emotional feelings associated with the other. External objects may become outward representations of internal ideas,attitudes, or feelings.this allows emotional self expression. (engagement rings symbolize ove and commitment to another person)
  2. the acto of "making up" for a real or imagined inability or deficiency with a specific behavior to maintain self respect or self-esteem. (unattractive man who buys expensive clothes for attention)
  3. The most common ego defense mechanism,reffered to as self deception at its subtle best.rationalization is used to unconciously justify ideas,actions,or feelings with good,acceptable reasons or explanations.generally it is used to maintain self respect,prevent guilt feelings,and obtain social approval or acceptance.(a teenage girl who is not invited to prom tells her friend johnny really wanted to take me but he felt sorry for susie and took her)
  4. a mechanism that serves to transfer feelings such as frustration, hostility or anxiety from one idea, person, or object to another.(yelling at one person when you are mad at another)
  5. Unconciously, people use it in an attempt to identify with the personality and traits of another.such behaivor perserves ones ego or self, the organized concious mediator between person and reality.(a man dresses, walks and talks like elvis or someone else)

5 True/False Questions

  1. substitutionThe unconcious act of replacing a goal when it is blocked. Also defined as the replacement of conciously unacceptable emotions,drives,attitudes or needs by those that are more acceptable. this is used to reduce frustration and promote feelings of satisfaction or success. (a student nurse who feels unable to master the clinical portion opts to be a respritory technician)

          

  2. SupressionWillfully or volintarily putting unacceptable thought for feeling out of ones mind with the ability to recall the thought or feeling at will.A deliberate,intentional,exclusion feom the concious mind is referred to as voluntary forgetting. This mechanism is generally used to protect ones self esteem.(I'd rather not talk about it right now)

          

  3. reaction formation also reffered to overcompensationthe person exagerates or overdevelops certain actions by displaying exactly the opposite behavior,attitued or feeling from what he or she normally would show.this is considedered a protective drive by which the person prevents painful,undesirable or unacceptable attitude towards others from emerging. (a man who dislikes his mother un law may act politley or courteously toward her)

          

  4. AltruismImagined events or mental images to express unconcious conflicts, gratify unconcious wishes, or prepare for anticipated future events.( if a girls sits in a chair pretenting as if she has a baby while rocking in a chair holding a baby doll.)

          

  5. Isolation also called emotional isolationUnconciously, people use it in an attempt to identify with the personality and traits of another.such behaivor perserves ones ego or self, the organized concious mediator between person and reality.(a man dresses, walks and talks like elvis or someone else)

          

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