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Defense Mechanisims

Conversion Physical symptoms that help channel and control unberable feelings. Real but can not be seen on x-ray or any lab work
Fantasy Wishfull thinking, not attainable
Intellectualization Excessive reasoning or logic is used to avoid experiencing disturbing feelings.
Rationalization Justifies undesirable behavior, belifes and statements by providing acceptable explanations for them, example Excuses
Undoing attempting to cancel out an action that was unacceptable
Somatization Transfer of painfull feelings to body parts, feelings expressed as a physical symptom
Created by: jfraley