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Perceptual Defense

Selective perceiving such that the individual protects himself from becoming aware of something unpleasant or threatening, e.g., obscene words are not heard correctly, or violent acts are not seen accurately.

Year introduced: 1970(1965)

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Tree Number(s): F01.393.628

MeSH Unique ID: D010467

Entry Terms:

  • Defense, Perceptual
  • Defenses, Perceptual

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