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5 Matching questions

  1. Devaluation
  2. passive agressive
  3. Idealization
  4. Altruism
  5. Denial
  1. a the 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)
  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 Dealing with anxiety while reaching out to others(nurse who lost a family member in a fire is a colunteer firefighter)
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. The 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)
  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. 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)
  4. 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. 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 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. 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. splittingdemonstrating an inability to reconcile negative and positive attributes of self or others(a client tells a nurse that she is the only one who caresabout her,yet the following day,the same client refuses to talk to the nurse)


  4. Projectionoften 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. 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.)


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