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Human Reactions to Insecurity

What does the menu offer in response to fear and insecurity? What can people do to feel safe again? We use certain defense mechanisms, which together I call the îmenu╣:

The "menu"

If you have familiarized yourself with the menu of defense mechanisms, go to aggravation and irritation.

Keeping quiet Over Compensating Fighting Fleeing
cartoon 'Keeping quiet' cartoon 'Over Compensating' cartoon 'Fighting' cartoon 'Fleeing'
Safety in numbers Keeping distance Aiming to please
cartoon 'Safety in numbers' cartoon 'Keeping distance' cartoon 'Aiming to please'