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    as being in their favor. However, when used by adults this behavior is referred to as regression as is rarely accepted or tolerated. Although regression is a well-known defense mechanism and commonly used, in actuality reverting to an earlier mental stage causes negative effects to one’s mental growth and social life. Regression is the act of reverting to an earlier stage of emotional and/or mental growth. In Daniel Segal et al.’s article "Defense Mechanism Differences Between Younger And Older Adults: A Cross-Sectional Investigation.” it is explained…

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    suggest he has an oral fixation. The first of these behaviours would be the instances when he is found sucking his thumb. John is trying to gain gratification through his mouth by sucking his thumb. In addition, John experiences many verbal outbursts as well. This is witnessed within his treatment home, where he uses verbal threats. Both or these activities involve the mouth, suggesting John is exhibiting an oral fixation. John also demonstrates behaviours that are related to dependency. John…

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    Anxiety Defense Mechanisms

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    Everyone in the entire world has a different mechanism for dealing with anxiety. There are many strategies and things people do in order to reduce their anxiety. Each day people in the world get into situations where their anxiety might rise and their ego feels like it might lose control. The ego unconsciously fights anxiety during these situations and uses different techniques in order to do so. There are many different defense mechanisms used by everybody. Some of these defense mechanisms are…

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    Still Going Strong Some say absence makes the heart grow fonder and some say a healthy relationship needs interaction on a daily basis. I think friendships have a way of developing on their own. I also think that sharing something deeper can help to sustain friendships. My best friend and I have known each other our whole lives. We did not actually become friends until about twenty years ago, and the best friend title came along a few years later. My best friend, Sandra, lives in Elkins, West…

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    Dressed as he generally would, with no fancy attributes, John Paul struck me as a humorous and whimsical person. When we met each other for the first time, I expected quite a few jokes to be cracked and numerous humorous moments to come my way. In a very few moments we had had previously, he sounded funny and acted funny as well! So, the best I could do was consider him funny. Thanks to the conversation we had, he is no longer only a funny person to me. By now, I am aware that he carries some…

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    Perspective Midterm

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    somehow make our loving bond last forever. Impermanence is a challenge, because I was not ready for my life to change and I wanted him to be here forever. 2. Describe in detail how you used your super ego and ego with two (2) of the defense mechanisms described in the lecture of the class. Describe detailed examples of that struggle specifically during and in this class: HSERV 302. I have used my super ego with silence as my defense mechanism in class. For instance, during a class exercise…

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    Personality Freud’s Personality Structure and Ego Defense Mechanisms Personality is not a readily defined concept. Different psychologists have different personality theories. For this chapter, we will learn about the personality theories of Sigmund Freud Carl Jung And, take the Enneagram Personality test. This week we will learn about Sigmund Freud’s personality theory, ego defense mechanisms, and explore the ego in more depth. Freud described the mind as if it were divided into three…

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    as there for his son by showing him compashion and understanding. This is his attempt to help him feel good about himself so that he can move forward with life. Conrad on the other hand is seen as an awkward individual. He is often anxious and nervous when both speaking and being spoken to. He has a hard time expressing himself and is usually very convervative about his inner feelings. However when experiencing severe anxiety he has the tendcy to lash out on people. Its also extremly…

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    Q1 I agree with the statement that the first 4 Ds are defense mechanisms and barriers to fully develop our multicultural competence for two reasons. The first reason they are defense mechanism is because they inhibit people from allowing themselves to become uncomfortable by not entering new situations with people who are different than themselves. Freud believed that the ego uses defense mechanisms to keep it safe from anxiety caused by the external world. People have an innate reasoning that…

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