Denial- Not accepting responsibility.
Regression- Reverting to a less mature way of handling stress.
Projection- Attributing your unacceptable thoughts to something or someone else.
Splitting- Everything is seen good or bad and no in between.
Isolation of effect- Attempting to avoid a painful thought by detaching oneself from the problem.
Displacement- Channeling a feeling or thought to someone or something else.
Reaction formation- Adopting beliefs, attitudes, and feelings portray what you feel.
Rationalization- Justifying ones behaviors and motivations by doing something good.
Humor- Focusing on funny aspects of a painful situation.