defense mechanisms
Updated: 7/14/2020
defense mechanisms
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  • Freud's Defense Mechanisms
  • Repression
  • Why am I so scared of spiders!?
  • Denial
  • The doctor is wrong. Smoking can't hurt me.
  • by Avery Lindseth
  • Regression
  • Why are you moving back in?
  • An unconscious mechanism employed by the ego to keep disturbing or threatening thoughts from becoming conscious.
  • Displacement
  • Why does school have to be so stressful???
  • Blocking external events from awareness. If a situation is too much to handle, the person just refuses to experience it.
  • Sublimation
  • A movement back in psychological time when one is faced with stress.
  • My husband doesn't love me!
  • Satisfying a usually aggressive impulse with a substitute object.
  • Satisfying an impulse with a substitute object in a socially acceptable way.
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