Chapter 10 psychology-Defense Mechanism
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The master defense mechanism,pushing of thoughts,impulses and memories out of consciousness.
using incorrect but self-serving explanations to justify unacceptable behavior,thoughts, or feelings.
Transferring feelings about a person or event onto something else or someone else.
Channeling unacceptable thoughts and feelings into socially acceptable behavior.exam..a person with strong sexual feelings becomes a artist.
Attributing one's own unacceptable thoughts or feelings to someone else. Blaming someone else.
Behaving in a way that is opposite to behavior,feelings or thoughts that are unacceptable. i. e- You like someone else's boyfriend & keep it to yourself. Instead you feel disgusted by him.
Refuses to acknowledge anxiety-producing realities.Obvious to others.
Reverting to a more immature state of psychological development.
Tending to unrealistically. Perceive people and the world as either all good or all bad