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When double-think is explained to mean the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them. It can be seen to be the same as repression in a sense, whereby one version of events is known, but repressed in favour of an alternative version of events, but it isn't repression in the true sense of the word ...


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The conscious and unconscious aspects of Sigmund Freud's ego-defence mechanisms refer to the awareness of the thought patterns and actions; and how they are affecting the person and those around them. As an example, someone going through an intense traumatic experience can completely dissociate from the acts in play. There are examples of this in many areas ...


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