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using a reasonable excuse or acceptance explanation for behavior in order to avoid the real reason or true motivation
placing the blame for ones own actions or inadequacies on someone else or on circumstances rather then accepting the responsibility for the actions.
involves the transfer of unacceptable or painful ideas, feelings,and thoughts into the unconscious mind.
similar to repression but the person is aware of the unacceptable feelings or thoughts and refuses to deal with them.
2 main ways withrawal can occur; individuals can either cease to communicate or remove themselves physically from a situation.
(anorexia) its a psychological disorder in which a person drastically reduces food intake or refuses to eat at all.
psychological disorder in which a person alternately binges ( eats excessively) and the fasts, or refuses to eat at all.
when a person induces vomiting or uses laxatives to get rid of food that has been eaten.
use of substances such as alcohol or drugs and the development of a physical or mental dependence on these chemicals.
cannot b seen or felt and are commonly called symptoms. complaints by the patient.
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