Ego Defenses: Theory and Measurement / Edition 1

Ego Defenses: Theory and Measurement / Edition 1

by Hope R. Conte
     
 

Explores the nature and manifestations of defense mechanisms—repression, displacement, denial, etc. Traces ego defense theory and research from Freud's initial conceptualization through recent work in object-relations theory and other psychoanalytically-oriented approaches. Renowned contributors provide the rationale for their measurement techniques, describe

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Explores the nature and manifestations of defense mechanisms—repression, displacement, denial, etc. Traces ego defense theory and research from Freud's initial conceptualization through recent work in object-relations theory and other psychoanalytically-oriented approaches. Renowned contributors provide the rationale for their measurement techniques, describe them in detail, offer reliability and validity data along with illustrations of usefulness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471052333
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/04/1994
Series:
Publication Series of the Einstein-Montefiore Medical Center Department of Psychiatry Series, #1
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

THEORY.

A Theory of Ego Defenses (R. Plutchik).

Good Defenses Make Good Neighbors (L. Benjamin).

An Information Feedback Theory of Emotions and Defenses (H. Dahl).

A Developmental View of Defenses: Empirical Approaches (A. Safyer & S. Hauser).

The Evolved Function of Repression and the Adaptive Design of the Human Psyche (M. Slavin & D. Greif).

MEASUREMENT.

The Life Style Index: A Self-Report Measure of Ego Defenses (H. Conte & A. Apter).

The Defense Mechanisms Inventory: Its Development and Clinical Applications (D. Ihilevich & G. Gleser).

The Rorschach: Defense or Adaptation?

(B. Ritzler).

A Review of the Defense Mechanism Rating Scales (J. Perry & M. Kardos).

Epilogue.

Indexes.

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