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18 April, 05:57

When candace ordered a hot fudge sundae and a diet soda, she told herself that the calories from the ice cream really were not a big deal because the diet soda sort of balanced it all out. which of freud's defense mechanisms is motivating candace? repression rationalization sublimation projection?

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  1. 18 April, 06:19
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    Candice is motivating the Freud's defense mechanism: rationalization. According this defense mechanism c ontroversial behaviors or feelings are justified and explained in a seemingly rational or logical manner. In this case, the controversial behavior is Candice eating ice cream (many calories) and the rational explanation is: the diet soda sort of balanced it all out.
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