defence mechanisms

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what is repression?
blocking recall of a memory to protect us
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what is denial?
refusal to acknowledge an event
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what is suppression?
deliberately restraining our instant emotional responses
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what is displacement
redirecting emotions to a third party
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what is regression?
behaving in a childlike way
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what is isolation?
separating facts and emotions
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where does evidence for defence mechanisms come from?
case studies
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what studies support repression?
myers + brewin, and walker et al
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what are the problems with these studies?
lack of controls and go against ethical guidelines
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what is denial?

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what is displacement

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