In psychology, how is sublimation a mature type of defense mechanism?

1 Answer
Jun 17, 2018

It does not inflict any harm on anything else in the process of coping with a stress.


In psychology, sublimation is a mature type of defense mechanism, in which socially unacceptable impulses or idealizations are unconsciously transformed into socially acceptable actions or behavior, possibly resulting in a long-term conversion of the initial impulse.