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Unformatted text preview: Reaction Formation: Impulses are repressed and the opposite behavior is exaggerated Regression: Any return to earlier, less demanding situations or habits Projection: When ones own feelings, shortcomings, or unacceptable traits and impulses are seen in others Exaggerating negative traits in others lowers anxiety Rationalization: Justifying personal actions by giving rational but false reasons for them Regression...
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- Spring '10