Card Set Information
Various Defense Mechanisms utilized by the Ego to rationalize the ID
Revertion to a behavior that might have reduced anxiety at an earlier stage of development.
Supplying a logical, rational, or socially acceptable reason rather than the real reason for an action or event.
Refusing to acknowledge consciously the existence of danger or a threatening situation.
Attributing one's own undesirable triats, thoughts, behavior, or impulses to another person.
Involuntary removing an unpleasant memory, thought, or preception from consciousness.
Expressing exaggerated ideas and emotions that are the opposite of disturbing, unconscious impulses and desires.
Substituting a less threatening object for the original object of sexual or aggressive impulse.
Rechanneling sexual and aggressive energy into pursuits or accomplishments that society considers acceptable or even admirable.