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  1. compensation
  2. Idealization
  3. Intellectualizations
  4. Projection
  5. Isolation also called emotional isolation
  1. a The 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)
  2. b the acto of "making up" for a real or imagined inability or deficiency with a specific behavior to maintain self respect or self-esteem. (unattractive man who buys expensive clothes for attention)
  3. c 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)
  4. d expressing extremely positive thoughts of self or others(a school aged boy boasts about his brother and his accomplishments)
  5. e 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)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Imagined events or mental images to express unconcious conflicts, gratify unconcious wishes, or prepare for anticipated future events.( if a girls sits in a chair pretenting as if she has a baby while rocking in a chair holding a baby doll.)
  2. 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)
  3. 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)
  4. 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)
  5. the 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)

5 True/False questions

  1. Symbolizationexpressing extremely positive thoughts of self or others(a school aged boy boasts about his brother and his accomplishments)

          

  2. RepressionOne of the most common defense mechanisms,refered to as "burrying alive" the person is unable to recall painful or unpleasant thoughts or feelings because they are automatically and involuntarily pushed into ones unconcious. (a woman has a terrible fight with her husband and 1 wk later is unable to remember the reason)

          

  3. SubliminationThe rechanneling of the conciously intolerable or social unacceptable impulses or behaviors into activities that are personally or socially acceptable.(An aggressive person volunteers to head the united fund drive in the community)

          

  4. AltruismImagined events or mental images to express unconcious conflicts, gratify unconcious wishes, or prepare for anticipated future events.( if a girls sits in a chair pretenting as if she has a baby while rocking in a chair holding a baby doll.)

          

  5. Displacementa mechanism that serves to transfer feelings such as frustration, hostility or anxiety from one idea, person, or object to another.(yelling at one person when you are mad at another)