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5 Matching questions

  1. Altruism
  2. Fantasy
  3. Devaluation
  4. Repression
  5. Intellectualizations
  1. a Dealing with anxiety while reaching out to others(nurse who lost a family member in a fire is a colunteer firefighter)
  2. b 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)
  3. c 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)
  4. d 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)
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. expressing extremely positive thoughts of self or others(a school aged boy boasts about his brother and his accomplishments)
  2. 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)
  3. The 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. 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. 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 True/False questions

  1. RegressionOne 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)

          

  2. passive agressiveRetreating 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)

          

  3. Conversiontransferring of a mental conflict into physical problems.(A man develops paralysis of him lower extremities after he learns his wife has terminal cancer.)

          

  4. compensationthe 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)

          

  5. SubliminationThe rechanneling of the conciously intolerable or social unacceptable impulses or behaviors into activities that are personally or socially acceptable.(An aggressive person volunteers to head the united fund drive in the community)

          

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