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Repression
Threatening or painful thoughts and feelings are excluded from awareness.
Denial
closing one's eyes to the existence of a threateing aspect of reality.
Reaction formation
actively expressing the opposite impuls when congronted with a threatening impulse.

ie. conceal hate with a facade of love.
Projection
attributing to other's ones own unacceptable desires and impulses.
Displacement
directing energy toward another object or person when the original object or person is inaccessible.
Rationalization
creating "good reasons" to explain bruised ego.
Sublimation
diverting sexual or aggressive energy into other channels.
Regression
back to an earlier phase of development of fewer demands.
Introjection
takin in and swallowing the values and standards of others.
Identification
IDing with successful causes, organzations, or people to be perceived as worthwhile.
Compensation
Masking pervieved weaknesses with strengths.
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