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defence mechanism

psychological strategies as part of Freudian psychoanalytic theory, that are used to distort or denyreality, in order to cope with anxiety and/or a situation which an individual feels isdifficult to cope with.

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Diagnostic andStatistical Manual (DSM)

amulti-axial manual used for theclassification, definition and description of mental healthdisorders.