Sid Quit Smoking Over 20 Years Ago

Question 118
Multiple Choice

Sid quit smoking over 20 years ago.Whenever he sees a young person light up a cigarette, he lectures them angrily about the dangers of smoking.When asked why he does this, he responds that if he did not get angry with them, he might ask them for a cigarette.Sid is doing the exact opposite behavior of how he really feels, which is characteristic of the defense mechanism of A)reaction formation. B)sublimation. C)projection. D)displacement.