Seven Defense Mechanisms

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

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