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Rafeeq does not want to remember the details of the traumatic incident of a robbery that took place when he was at home. - Psychology

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Rafeeq does not want to remember the details of the traumatic incident of a robbery that took place when he was at home. He tries to push the memory of this incident from his conscious mind to unconscious mind.

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Solution

The defence mechanism used by Rafeeq to push the memory of the traumatic incident to the unconscious mind is Repression. In repression, anxiety provoking thoughts are dismissed by moving it to the unconscious mind.

Concept: Stress Management
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