Seven Defense Mechanisms

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Can you name the defense mechanisms?

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Falsely attributing unacceptable characteristics to others
Substituting behaviors, thoughts, or feelings that are opposite of unacceptable ones
Redirecting an inappropriate desire into an appropriate one
Transferring feelings thatare unacceptable to another object
Refusing to recognize an anxiety-producing event
Covering up true reasons for feelings, actions, or thoughts
Blocking unacceptable or threatening feelings

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Created Dec 14, 2009ReportNominate
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