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Acting Out 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 ... Read more
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Defense Mechanisms 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... Read more