Protecting the Self: Defense Mechanisms in Action
Integrating theory, research, and applications, this book examines the defense mechanisms and their role in both normal development and psychopathology. It describes how children and adults mobilize specific kinds of defenses to maintain their psychological equilibrium and preserve self-esteem, particularly in situations of trauma or stress.
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Defenses in Everyday Life
and How They Function
Development of Defenses
A Closer Look at Three Defenses
Stress and Psychopathology
Stress and Defense Use in Adulthood
Defenses and Psychopathology
Defenses and Psychopathology in Adult
Defenses and Psychotherapy
The Use of Narrative Material to Study Childrens
Other Approaches to Assessing
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