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29 August, 23:39

Martha grew up in a dysfunctional family. At the age of eight, she was sexually abused by her father. After graduating from college and getting a job, Martha moved out of her parents' house and started living with a friend. Now, as an adult, Martha is unable to recall memories of the childhood abuse. However, she sometimes has nightmares about it. According to Freud's theory, which of the following defense mechanisms is Martha's ego most likely using

A. projection

B. regression

C. repression

D. sublimation

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  1. 30 August, 00:14
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    C. repression

    Explanation:

    Repression: In psychology, the term repression is defined as one of the defense mechanism which was proposed by one of the most influential and successful psychologists of his time named Sigmund Freud.

    Repression is defined as a phenomenon that involves an individual to keep specific feelings, urges, and thoughts out of an individual's conscious awareness. Therefore, an individual tends to push disturbing or painful thoughts into his or her unconscious mind to be unaware of them

    In the question above, Martha's ego is most likely using repression.
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