Useful Resources to Help You Teach Defence Mechanisms to Your Students

Dennis Relojo

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Sigmund Freud’s provocative theories have made significant contributions to psychology. So even if you’re not Freudian yourself, you have to be familiar with his works, particularly defence mechanisms.

You can introduce the topic with this video:


Here are more useful resources to help you teach defence mechanisms during your lessons:


  • Denial is the refusal to accept reality or facts. Here’s a video that you can show to your class.
  • Projection is the misattribution of an undesirable feeling onto another person. Here’s a video that you can show to your class.
  • Sublimation the channelling of unacceptable feelings into more acceptable ones. Here’s a video that you can show to your class.
  • Intellectualisation is the overemphasis on thinking when confronted with unacceptable feelings. Here’s a video that you can show to your class.
  • Rationalisation is putting something into a different light or offering a different explanation. Here’s a video that you can show to your class.

I hope that you’ll find these videos useful in explaining to your students Freud’s ideas. For more useful videos which you can share to your class, visit and subscribe to Psychreg Podcast


Dennis Relojo is the founder of Psychreg and is also the Editor-in-Chief of Psychreg Journal of Psychology. Aside from PJP, he sits on the editorial boards of peer-reviewed journals, and is a Commissioning Editor for the International Society of Critical Health Psychology. A Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society, Dennis holds a master’s degree in psychology from the University of Hertfordshire. His research interest lies in the intersection of psychology and blogging. You can connect with him through Twitter @DennisRelojo and his website.


 


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