Updated: 1/1/2022

Ego Defenses

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(M2.PY.15.77) A 38-year-old woman is voted off the board of her garden club for tardiness and incomplete work on the spring fair. When she arrives home, her husband attempts to console her and she yells at him for constantly criticizing her. Which defense mechanism is the woman using?

QID: 106885
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Projection

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(M2.PY.14.73) A professional golfer tees off on the first day of a tournament. On the first hole, his drive slices to the right and drops in the water. He yells at his caddy, then takes his driver and throws it at his feet, blaming it for his poor swing. Notably, the golfer had had a long fight with his wife last night over problems with family finances. The golfer's actions on the course represent which type of defense mechanism?

QID: 105743
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