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  1. Fantasy
  2. Regression
  3. Conversion
  4. Displacement
  5. Intellectualizations
  1. a 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.)
  2. b 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)
  3. c 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)
  4. d 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. e 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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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)
  2. 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)
  3. Attributing 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)
  4. often termed the scapegoat defense mechanism. the person rejects unwanted charecteristics of self assigns them to others.The person may blame others for faults,feelings,or shortcomings that are unacceptable to self.(a man is late to work so he blames his wife for not setting the alarm so he overslept)
  5. 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 True/False Questions

  1. splittingDealing with anxiety while reaching out to others(nurse who lost a family member in a fire is a colunteer firefighter)

          

  2. Denialthe unconcious refusal to face thoughts,feelings,wishes,needs or reality by refusing to aknowledge its existance.(a man who is told that he has terminal cancer but he tells his family that it was a small tumor and his doctor removed it all)

          

  3. Idealizationexpresses 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)

          

  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. Dissociationexpressing extremely positive thoughts of self or others(a school aged boy boasts about his brother and his accomplishments)

          

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