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5 Matching questions

  1. splitting
  2. substitution
  3. passive agressive
  4. Identification (also called the imitator)
  5. Devaluation
  1. a The unconcious act of replacing a goal when it is blocked. Also defined as the replacement of conciously unacceptable emotions,drives,attitudes or needs by those that are more acceptable. this is used to reduce frustration and promote feelings of satisfaction or success. (a student nurse who feels unable to master the clinical portion opts to be a respritory technician)
  2. b demonstrating 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)
  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 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)
  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 act of transferring emotional concerns into the inttellectual sphere. the person uses reasoning as a means of avoiding confrontation with unconcious conflicts and their stressful emotions. (a man who shows no emotion to the dear john letter he received from his fiancee instead he tells his roomate he is trying to figure out why she changed her mind.he is avoiding confrontation with her)
  2. expressing extremely positive thoughts of self or others(a school aged boy boasts about his brother and his accomplishments)
  3. Retreating to past levels of behavior that reduce anxiety,allow one to feel more confortable and permit dependancy. (a 27 year old acts like a teenager on her first day with a fellow employee,a 5yr old that is potty trained is incontinent while his father is hospitalized)
  4. often 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. Willfully 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)

5 True/False questions

  1. RepressionRetreating to past levels of behavior that reduce anxiety,allow one to feel more confortable and permit dependancy. (a 27 year old acts like a teenager on her first day with a fellow employee,a 5yr old that is potty trained is incontinent while his father is hospitalized)

          

  2. Undoing(restitution)the negative of a previous conciously intolerable action or experience to reduce or alleviate feelings of guilt. (a man sends his wife flowers after embarrising her at a cocktail party)

          

  3. Isolation also called emotional isolationThe 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. Conversiontransferring of a mental conflict into physical problems.(A man develops paralysis of him lower extremities after he learns his wife has terminal cancer.)

          

  5. Denialthe 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)