A defense mechanism whereby an individual expresses feelings through behavior rather than word.
The term "acting out" was first coined to describe the behavior exhibited by a ...
Unconscious strategies for avoiding or reducing threatening feelings, such as fear and anxiety.
The concept of the defense mechanism originated with Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) and wa...
Defense Mechanisms Essay
In the stages of Sigmund Freud's theory, there are unconscious strategies that
people use to psychologically change what is reality, into what they would like to believe. ...