Defensive Coping

State in which an individual experiences a false positive self-evaluation based on a self-protective pattern of defense against perceived threats underlying the positive self-esteem.

Related Factors:

– Earrings of development.


– Denial of problems, weaknesses, etc …

– Rationalization of failures.

– Defensive Stance to criticism.

– Greatness. – Attitude of superiority, hostile laughter

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