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  1. passive agressive
  2. Devaluation
  3. acting out behaviors
  4. Regression
  5. Idealization
  1. a Retreating to past levels of behavior that reduce anxiety,allow one to feel more confortable and permit dependancy. (a 27 year old acts like a teenager on her first day with a fellow employee,a 5yr old that is potty trained is incontinent while his father is hospitalized)
  2. b expressing extremely positive thoughts of self or others(a school aged boy boasts about his brother and his accomplishments)
  3. c indirectly behaving aggressively but appearing to be compliant(a persons coworker promises to do an assignment for her and then fails to meet a dealine)
  4. d expresses negative thoughts of self or others(a person who is passed up for a promotions states that the job is not better than the one that he has now)
  5. e 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)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. transferring of a mental conflict into physical problems.(A man develops paralysis of him lower extremities after he learns his wife has terminal cancer.)
  2. The process of seperating an unacceptable feeling, idea or impulse from ones thoughts(oncologist who is able to care for a terminally ill cancer patient by seperating or isolating feelings of emotional reaction to the patients inevitable death)
  3. Willfully 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)
  4. Dealing with anxiety while reaching out to others(nurse who lost a family member in a fire is a colunteer firefighter)
  5. the 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)

5 True/False Questions

  1. Displacementa 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)

          

  2. IntrojectionAttributing to oneself the good qualities of another,symbolically taking on the charachter trait of another person by "ingesting" the philosophy,ideas, knowledge, customs,morals or attitudes of that person.(a person who calls himself moses, grows a beard,sandals and reads the bible daily)

          

  3. DissociationThe act of seperation and detaching a strong emotionallly charged conflict from ones conciousness. This detached info is blocked from concious awareness,which allows the person to defer or postpone experiencing an emotional impact.(a raped woman found wadering in the road,when examined she exibited symptoms of traumatic amnesia.)

          

  4. RepressionRetreating to past levels of behavior that reduce anxiety,allow one to feel more confortable and permit dependancy. (a 27 year old acts like a teenager on her first day with a fellow employee,a 5yr old that is potty trained is incontinent while his father is hospitalized)

          

  5. Identification (also called the imitator)The process of seperating an unacceptable feeling, idea or impulse from ones thoughts(oncologist who is able to care for a terminally ill cancer patient by seperating or isolating feelings of emotional reaction to the patients inevitable death)

          

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