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Reaction Formation a Type of Defense Mechanism

Reaction Formation

Reaction Formation A Reaction formation is a form of defense mechanism in which impulses and emotions that are tension-generating or perceived to be unacceptable are mastered via exaggeration (hypertrophy) of the at once opposing tendency. Basically. Reaction formation is the theory of psychoanalyst by Sigmund Freud. Reaction formation occurs when …

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What is Defense Mechanism?

Defense Mechanism

Defense Mechanism A Defense Mechanism is one of the biggest contributions of Sigmund Freud. He said that defense mechanism is the way to Un-consciously avoid the anxiety. The Ego must reduce conflict between the demand of the ID and SUPEREGO. According to Freud, this conflict is ever present because the …

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