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Defence Mechanisms

Defence Mechanisms

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Published by Sathish Rajamani
explain the various coping mechanisms
explain the various coping mechanisms

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Published by: Sathish Rajamani on Oct 07, 2012
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DEFENCE MECHANISMS
Presented By:Sathish RAJAMANI M. Sc (N)
 
INTRODUCTION
Anna Freud (1953)identified number of defensecoping mechanisms.Defense mechanisms are employed by the ego toface the threats tobiological or psychologicalintegrity.Some defense mechanisms are more adaptive thanothers.Defense mechanisms are used eitherconsciously orunconsciously as a protective devicefor the ego in an effort to relieve mild to moderate anxiety.
 
Defense Mechanisms becomes maladaptivewhen they are used by an individual to sucha degree that there is in interference withthe ability to deal with reality, with effectiveinterpersonal relations, or with occupationalperformance.
The major defense mechanisms identified byAnna Freud are as follows

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