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Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms

Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms

Reading Time: 3 Minutes Coping mechanisms are thoughts or behaviors that help with internalized and externalized stressful situations and unpleasant emotions. Coping mechanisms are conscious and voluntary acts that differ from defense mechanisms, as defense mechanisms are subconscious or unconscious acts. However, both coping and defense mechanisms aim at preventing or reducing unwanted stress.   Coping mechanisms come in all […]

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