Defense Mechanism Comic Strip

Updated: 3/7/2021
Defense Mechanism Comic Strip

Storyboard Text

  • By Jiayue Ma
  • Sigmund Freud's Defense Mechanisms!
  • With help from Anna Freud!
  • Regressions is where an individual may revert to an earlier stage of development, typically in response to stressful events,
  • Such as a child wetting his pants out of nervousness
  • Rationalization is where a person will find a logical reason for a topic to seem less threatening
  • Rationialization
  • For example, someone who cheats on a test believing it will e okay for them in the long run
  • Denial
  • Where one refuses to accept a fact or truth, denying the reality of a circumstance.
  • When unpleasant emotions such as anger are displaced onto a different subject in a fair way
  • Such as using a punching bag to relieve stress
  • Displacement
  • Where one redirects and places pent up unpleasant feelings like frustration and anger onto a different subject
  • For example: yelling at family members after a bad day at school.