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Ego lets an anxious person refuse to admit that something unpleasant is happening.
Ego shifts an unacceptable impulse toward a more acceptable or less threatening object or person.
Ego disguises threatening feelings of guilty anxiety by attributing the problem to others.
Ego displaces real, anxiety-provoking explanations with more comforting justifications for actions.
Ego reverses an unacceptable impulse, causing an anxious person to express the opposite of the anxiety-provoking unconscious feeling.
Ego allows an anxious person to retreat to a more comfortable stage of life.
Ego banishes anxiety-arousing thoughts, feeling, and memories from consciousness.
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