I have no idea about what is happening in my mind or body at the time of watching excessive blood.
As per the Freud’s theory of defense mechanism, I think, in the incident mentioned above, Displacement is the defense mechanism which my body develops. Displacement is a defense mechanism in which redirection of emotions to a substitute target happens (Defense Mechanisms). I think I don’t have the mental strength to face such horrible scenes and my body has developed the displacement defense mechanism in which I fell unconscious unknowingly.
Projection is a defense mechanism in which attribution of uncomfortable feelings to others might happen. I don’t think Brook Wilson’s story and the incident may come under the label of Freud’s defense mechanisms. According to Freud defense mechanism should have at least two characteristics;
In the given case, Brooke Wilson has responded deliberately and nothing happened unconsciously. Brooke Wilson’s response came out of frustration and anger and moreover it did not falsify the reality.
I don’t think Cristina Martinez also correctly interpreted or perceived the concept of defense mechanism. The given incident has happened deliberately and nothing happened unconsciously. Redirection of the emotions to a substitute should happen unconsciously in order to refer the above incident as a displacement defense