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5 Matching questions

  1. compensation
  2. Supression
  3. Idealization
  4. passive agressive
  5. Denial
  1. a 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)
  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 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)
  4. d expressing extremely positive thoughts of self or others(a school aged boy boasts about his brother and his accomplishments)
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. The 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)
  3. An 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. 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)
  5. 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)

5 True/False questions

  1. Identification (also called the imitator)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. 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)

          

  3. DissociationAn 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. RegressionOne 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. acting out behaviorsmanaging emotional conflicts through actions, rather than self reflection. (a preschool child is told to share her toys so she throws them across the room)

          

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