Attributing one s own unacceptable feelings and impulses to someone else. Defense mechanisms defense mechanisms especially denial th at there is a problem at all are all too common in addiction.
Julio evades paying taxes and justifies it by talking about how the government wastes money.
Pdf printable pdf defense mechanisms worksheet. Mechanisms of defense repression. Game plan activity to control a defense mechanism i need to identify it calm it and express it controlled. Defense mechanisms worksheet page 3 of 5 sophia found childbirth particularly painful but continues to have children and each time the level of pain is surprising.
In your notebook describe how you have used the following defenses and give three detailed and thorough examples of each. Adults who don t learn better ways of coping with. However more primitive defense mechanisms are usually very effective short term and hence are favored by many people and children especially when such primitive defense mechanisms are first learned.
Whereas acting up is a lay term for misbehavior acting out is a misbehavior that is a response to and a way of coping with stress or conflict after. Blocking a threatening idea memory or emotion from consciousness. Using the descriptions of defense mechanisms given in the defense mechanism in alcoholism addiction pdf give examples of how you used these defenses to avoid dealing with the reality of your circumstances and to persist in your unhealthy behavior.
Defense mechanism the less effective it works for a person over the long term. Even a top baseball player will sometimes strike out on an easy pitch. Defense mechanisms are psychological strategies used for coping with reality for maintaining a certain self image and for reducing emotional or psychological.
Handout master 2 6 review exercises. The defense mechanisms worksheet by peggy l. Directing one s emotions especially anger toward things animals or other people that are not the real object of one s feelings.
Teach one of the activities i learned in class to someone else. Definitions and examples of defense mechanisms defense mechanisms are those psychological techniques that people use to keep from fully experiencing the reality of their situations. Who did i teach.
The problem lies outside of our conscious. Some of the things i learned during the defense mechanisms class activities were. Protects a person from behaving in.
We act as if there is no problem at all. Spot someone else. Defense mechanism worksheet acting out the direct expression of impulses without any apparent reflection guilt or regard for negative consequences.
Table 1 2 defense mechanisms defense mechanism example s use purpose sublimation displacement of energy associated with more primitive sexual or aggressive drives into socially acceptable activities a person with excessive primitive sexual drives invests psychic energy into a well defined religious value system. Defense mechanisms next to each of the statements below indicate with the appropriate letter the defense mechanism that is illustrated. Use the following code.