Dec 05

Freudian Defense Mechanisms Part V

In order to deal with conflicts and problems in life, Freud stated that the Ego employs a range of defense mechanisms.

Why Defense Mechanisms?

Defense Mechanisms operate at an unconscious level and help deflect unpleasant feelings (such as: anxiety). Defense Mechanisms make the things good for the individual to feel better .

1) *Projection- Talked about that
2) *Sublimation- Talked about that
3) *Repression- Talked about that
4) *Regression- Talked about that
5)*Rationalization- Talked about that
6) *Compensation- Talked about that
7)*Identification- Talked about that
8) *Displacement- Talked about that
This Week:


Some persons withdraw themselves from the circumstances that causes tension, frustration, or pain.


Sara has gone through a harsh divorce and painful separation from her husband. She feels like running away from everybody very far , so she does not have to face people.

Sara is being humiliated and laughed at her school by her friends ;she isolates herself, and not liking going school.

10)*Day Dreaming
It is a defense mechanism which sometimes helps in making adjustment for the real things
Day Dreaming is to indulge in building castles in the air or imagination.
A young man who has been rejected in being a soccer athletics dreams of becoming an athletic and feels satisfaction in the imaginary world.

11) *Sympathy
It is a defense mechanism in which a person offers a sympathy, understanding or compassion in others in a difficult situation.


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