Which of the following situations exemplify the use of defense mechanism of compensation?

A. A woman recently disbarred from the legal profession takes to her bed and finds comfort in

sucking her thumb.

B. A teacher’s aide is reprimanded during school then later criticizes the librarian for a lack of

reading materials.

C. An adolescent who feels angry and hostile towards others decides to become a therapist.

D. A woman who is unable to bear children applies as a foster parent through the department of

social services.