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Psychology Crossword

in which emotions and impulses which are anxiety-producing or perceived to be unacceptable are mastered by exaggeration
a shy, reticent person.
a very typical example of a certain person or thing:
an automatic reaction of the body against disease-causing organisms.
a defense mechanism leading to the temporary or long-term reversion of the ego to an earlier stage of development rather than handling unacceptable impulses in a more adult way.
The modification of the culture of a group or individual as a result of contact with a different culture
the part of the unconscious mind that is derived from ancestral memory and experience and is common to all humankind, as distinct from the individual's unconscious.
a distinguishing quality or characteristic, typically one belonging to a person:
an estimate or forecast of a future situation or trend based on a study of present ones
the combination of characteristics or qualities that form an individual's distinctive character:
agreement or harmony; compatibility:
a person's sense of self-esteem or self-importance:
an unrealistic feeling of general inadequacy caused by actual or supposed inferiority in one sphere, sometimes marked by aggressive behavior in compensation.
the action of subduing someone or something by force.
the part of the mind in which innate instinctive impulses and primary processes are manifest
the unconscious transfer of an intense emotion from its original object to another one:
an idea of the self constructed from the beliefs one holds about oneself and the responses of others.
a continuing process whereby an individual acquires a personal identity and learns the norms, values, behavior, and social skills appropriate to his or her social position.
the action of attempting to explain or justify behavior or an attitude with logical reasons, even if these are not appropriate:
the diversion of the energy of a sexual or other biological impulse from its immediate goal to one of a more acceptable social, moral, or aesthetic nature or use.
the part of a person's mind that acts as a self-critical conscience, reflecting social standards learned from parents and teachers.
the action of declaring something to be untrue:
an outgoing, overtly expressive person.