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Every thing you need to know about Defense Mechanism

A defense mechanism is a way for the mind to protect us from being consciously aware of thoughts or feelings that are too difficult to tolerate. In other words, it allows the unconscious thought, feeling or fears to be expressed indirectly in some type of disguised form.

On this page, you will find links to pages explaining different psychological defense mechanisms and the ways to help the clients break through the same.

Understanding Defense Mechanisms in Psychology | ICHARS

The Human Mind’s First Line of Defense Imagine the Human Mind, poised like a soldier within the Human Body. It seems that this tiny soldier is out to guard himself against all those things that he does not agree with,

Fingers Crossed Magical Undoing Defense Mechanism

Magical undoing – Psychological Defense Mechanism

Introduction In this post we will focus on understanding the psychological defense mechanism of Magical Undoing, along with the steps therapists can take to help client move beyond this defense. Magical Undoing: Examples Instance 1: When the teacher asked me

Understanding the Defense Mechanism of Intellectualization in Psychology

Intellectualization is a defense mechanism that many individuals employ to cope with challenging situations. In this article, we will delve into the concept of intellectualization, its purpose, potential problems associated with over-reliance on this defense mechanism, and how therapists can

Sublimation - Psychological Defense Mechanism

Unlocking Sublimation: A Deep Dive into Psychological Defense Mechanisms

Welcome to a comprehensive exploration of sublimation, a fascinating psychological defense mechanism. In this article, we will delve deep into the concept of sublimation, its historical roots, practical applications, and how therapists work with clients who use this mechanism. What

Avoidance - Repression is unconscious, suppression is conscious

Suppression and Repression – Defense Mechanisms

Repression and suppression are very similar defense mechanisms which people use in order for them to cope with a stimulus that can harm them. What is the Defense Mechanism of Suppression? Suppression is a psychological defense mechanism where an individual