Week 4 Assignment Worksheet
Complete the following table.
Main tenets of theory
Match the example with the appropriate defense mechanism.
1. _____A woman is involved in a car accident that left her paralyzed from the waist down, but she cannot remember any details of the accident.
2. _____Taking a test makes me nervous, so I bite my nails.
3. _____My boss yelled at me at work today and it made me very upset. I went home and ended up yelling at my spouse that night.
4. _____Even though I drink alcohol every day, I am not an alcoholic.
5. _____I hate Alex, but I am overly nice and friendly when interacting with him at work.
6. _____I broke up with my boyfriend, but I am fine with it because he was a loser anyway.
7. _____I am convinced that my husband is cheating on me, even though I am the one who frequently thinks about cheating on him.
8. _____I am very frustrated at work and just want to scream, but instead I go to the gym and work out my frustration on the treadmill.