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5 Matching questions

  1. passive agressive
  2. Dissociation
  3. acting out behaviors
  4. splitting
  5. substitution
  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 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)
  3. c managing emotional conflicts through actions, rather than self reflection. (a preschool child is told to share her toys so she throws them across the room)
  4. d The act of seperation and detaching a strong emotionallly charged conflict from ones conciousness. This detached info is blocked from concious awareness,which allows the person to defer or postpone experiencing an emotional impact.(a raped woman found wadering in the road,when examined she exibited symptoms of traumatic amnesia.)
  5. e 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)

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. expressing extremely positive thoughts of self or others(a school aged boy boasts about his brother and his accomplishments)
  3. Dealing with anxiety while reaching out to others(nurse who lost a family member in a fire is a colunteer firefighter)
  4. 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. Attributing to oneself the good qualities of another,symbolically taking on the charachter trait of another person by "ingesting" the philosophy,ideas, knowledge, customs,morals or attitudes of that person.(a person who calls himself moses, grows a beard,sandals and reads the bible daily)

5 True/False questions

  1. 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)

          

  2. Displacementdemonstrating 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. SymbolizationAn object,idea, or act represents another through some common aspect and carries the emotional feelings associated with the other. External objects may become outward representations of internal ideas,attitudes, or feelings.this allows emotional self expression. (engagement rings symbolize ove and commitment to another person)

          

  4. reaction formation also reffered to overcompensationthe person exagerates or overdevelops certain actions by displaying exactly the opposite behavior,attitued or feeling from what he or she normally would show.this is considedered a protective drive by which the person prevents painful,undesirable or unacceptable attitude towards others from emerging. (a man who dislikes his mother un law may act politley or courteously toward her)

          

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