DEFENSE MECHANISMS-1-4 - DEFENSE MECHANISMS 1 Even a top baseball player will sometimes strike out on an easy pitch When this happens his next action


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DEFENSE MECHANISMS 1. Even a top baseball player will sometimes strike out on an easy pitch. When this happens, his next action may be to throw his bat or kick the water cooler with all his might. Displacement 2. Mrs. Brown often accuses other women of talking too much and spreading rumors. It is rather obvious to those who know her that she is revealing her own inclinations in that area. Projection 3. Parents might be reassured to know that children who pull the wings off of flies and jab pins in the dog may eventually find their niche in the areas of dentistry or surgery. Sublimation 4. A student forgot that his dreaded final exam in psychology was scheduled for Friday. This seemed unusual as the date of the exam had been marked on his calendar for several weeks. Repression 5. Tory is apt to become annoyed when he recalls his earlier conviction as a Peeping Tom. Tory has left his past behind and now is a busy photographer for Playboy magazine.
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  • Fall '15
  • Abnormal Psychology, Defense Mechanisms, Defence mechanism, water cooler, Socially acceptable outlet, old small car, heavy financial losses, 14. Mrs. James

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