Explores the nature and manifestations of defense mechanismsrepression, 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.
|Series:||Publication Series of the Einstein-Montefiore Medical Center Department of Psychiatry Series , #1|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.10(d)|
Table of Contents
Partial table of contents:
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).
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?
A Review of the Defense Mechanism Rating Scales (J. Perry & M. Kardos).