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Unformatted text preview: b. Can think through things and can go against the norm because of their own personal morally b. Ego strength i. Defense mechanisms 1. Automatic 2. Unconscious 3. Repression a. Pushing things down to the uncounsious that are anxiety provoking 4. Regression a. Using a coping strategy 5. Reaction formation a. Do the opposite from the way you feel 6. Projection a. Push undesirable thoughts onto another person 7. Sublimation a. Re-channel energy into a socially acceptable outlet 8. Displacement a. Substitute target i. ii. Maturity 1. Levels a. Deny reality or inventing a new one b. c. Short term adjustment – recognize reality i. Not good at long term d. Greatest maturity i. Long term ii. iii. Ego effectance 1. How well the ego can react to the environment 5.) Objet relations theory a. Get it off blackboard slides b....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course PSYCH 335 taught by Professor Thresaheckert during the Spring '08 term at Truman State.
- Spring '08