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Which of the following mental mechanisms best describes his ability to effectively control his emotions?
A 25-year-old medical student whose father had alcoholism and died of cirrhosis initially gets angry at patients with alcoholism. Over the course of training, he continues to recognize that working with these types of patients is distressing to him, but he learns methods of dealing more effectively with them.



A. Denial
B. Projection
C. Reaction ton-nation
D. Repression
E. Suppression

This question is part of NBME 13 Section 3 (qst 1-50)
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Jun 29, 2020

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sjvictor

Sjvictor

Answered May 15, 2020

Mature Defense Mechanisms: S - Sublimation, A - Altruism, S - Suppression, H - Humor

 

Wyatt Williams

Wyatt Williams

Answered Jun 18, 2018

Suppression
 

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