Freud's Defence Mechanisms

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  • Freud's Defence Mechanisms
    • Repression
      • Forcing unpleasant memories into subconscious
    • Regression
      • Reverting to earlier times when faced with threat
    • Rationalisation
      • Justifying guilty feelings
    • Reaction Formation
      • Changing an emotion into its overemphasised opposite
    • Denial
      • Refusing to accept reality
    • Displacement
      • Redirecting feelings to substitute object/person
    • Projection
      • Attributing own unacceptable feeling to someone else
    • Sublimation
      • Positive way of redirecting feelings and behaviours


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