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  1. Intellectualizations
  2. Isolation also called emotional isolation
  3. Devaluation
  4. reaction formation also reffered to overcompensation
  5. Repression
  1. a the 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)
  2. b 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)
  3. c 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)
  4. d One 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)
  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. 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.)
  2. 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)
  3. a 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)
  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. Dealing with anxiety while reaching out to others(nurse who lost a family member in a fire is a colunteer firefighter)

5 True/False questions

  1. compensationtransferring of a mental conflict into physical problems.(A man develops paralysis of him lower extremities after he learns his wife has terminal cancer.)

          

  2. Fantasythe 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)

          

  3. passive agressiveRetreating 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. 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. Idealizationexpresses 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)