Seven Defense Mechanisms

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Can you name the defense mechanisms?

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

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Created Dec 14, 2009ReportNominate
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