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rationalization
using a reasonable excuse or acceptance explanation for behavior in order to avoid the real reason or true motivation
projection
placing the blame for ones own actions or inadequacies on someone else or on circumstances rather then accepting the responsibility for the actions.
displacement
transferring feelings about one person to someone else.
compensation
substitution of one goal for another goal in oder to achieve success.
daydreaming
this is a dreamlike thought process that occurs when a person is awake.
repression
involves the transfer of unacceptable or painful ideas, feelings,and thoughts into the unconscious mind.
suppression
similar to repression but the person is aware of the unacceptable feelings or thoughts and refuses to deal with them.
denial
disbelief of an event or idea that is too frightening or shocking for a person to cope with.
withdrawal
2 main ways withrawal can occur; individuals can either cease to communicate or remove themselves physically from a situation.
Anorexia Nervosa
(anorexia) its a psychological disorder in which a person drastically reduces food intake or refuses to eat at all.
Bulimia
psychological disorder in which a person alternately binges ( eats excessively) and the fasts, or refuses to eat at all.
Bulimarexia
when a person induces vomiting or uses laxatives to get rid of food that has been eaten.
chemical abuse
use of substances such as alcohol or drugs and the development of a physical or mental dependence on these chemicals.
Suicide
taking your life to solve a solution.
Alzheimer disease
can lead to irreversible loss of memory, deterioration of intellectual functions
arteriosclerosis
thickening of the walls of the arteries, can also decrease blood supply to brain.
subjective observations
cannot b seen or felt and are commonly called symptoms. complaints by the patient.
objective observations
can b seen or measured and are commonly called signs.