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What is… a Defense Mechanism

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term is defense mechanisms. The concept of defense mechanisms was originally proposed by Sigmund Freud.  They're strategies that are used unconsciously in order to protect the ego when faced with uncomfortable feelings. Freud identified a number of defense mechanisms,… Continue reading What is… a Defense Mechanism

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Emerging blogger series, Mental health

Emerging Blogger: Sarah (Between Two Poles)

The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community.This post is by Sarah from Between… Continue reading Emerging Blogger: Sarah (Between Two Poles)