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Repression
Holding an unacceptable feeling or idea from reaching consciousness
example - recent widower doesnt feel sense of loss
Denial
not accepting the reality of situation
example - single woman refuses to consider possibility of pregnancy after having unprotected sex and missing two periods
Projection
ones own characteristics are applied to another
example -flirtatious man accuses his wife of cheating
Displacement
feelings for causal source are transferred to another object
example - man kicks his dog after getting fired
Reaction formation
feelings are denied and opposite actions are performed
example - woman who wants to cheat on her husband buys him a new car
Sublimation
unacceptable impulse directed into socially accepted action
example - boy getting into a lot of fights as a kid decides to become professional boxer
Rationalization
analytical reason is used to justify unaeptable feelings
example - a man claims that his DUI arrest would never happened if his football team didnt lose
Intellectualization
reason is used to cope with anxiety
example - pediatrician reads textbooks and articles about his wife's cancer