Defense Mechanisms

Written By Uwe Hentschel
Defense Mechanisms
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 12 June 2004
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
  • Pages : 664 pages
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Download or read book entitled Defense Mechanisms by author: Uwe Hentschel which was release on 12 June 2004 and published by Elsevier with total page 664 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The book is focused on defense mechanisms as theoretical constructs as well as the possibilities of their empirical registration by different methods, and the application of these constructs in different fields of psychology with special regard to concurrent and predictive validity. It is argued that defense mechanisms are in many ways to be seen as integrative constructs, not necessarily restricted to psychoanalytic theory and that the potential fields of their application have a wide ranging scope, comprising many fields of psychology. Consequently empirical studies are presented from the fields of clinical and personality psychology, psychotherapy research and psychosomatic phenomena and diseases. Methodological questions have a heavy weight in most of these studies. Provides coverage of relevant literature Covers different fields of application Attempts an integration of the contstruct of defense mechanisms into mainstream psychology Provides explanations of the theoretical basis of the construct of defense mechanisms

Defense Mechanisms

Defense Mechanisms
  • Author : Uwe Hentschel,Gudmund Smith,Juris G Draguns,Wolfram Ehlers
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2004-06-12
  • Total pages : 664
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : The book is focused on defense mechanisms as theoretical constructs as well as the possibilities of their empirical registration by different methods, and the application of these constructs in different fields of psychology with special regard to concurrent and predictive validity. It is argued that defense mechanisms are in many ...

Protecting the Self

Protecting the Self
  • Author : Phebe Cramer
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2006-05-18
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : 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....

The Concept of Defense Mechanisms in Contemporary Psychology

The Concept of Defense Mechanisms in Contemporary Psychology
  • Author : Uwe Hentschel,Gudmund J.W. Smith,Wolfram Ehlers,Juris G. Draguns
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 439
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : What is the scientific status and the "truth value" of the concept of defense mechanisms? Among contemporary psychologists, three types of answers to this question may be expected. Some would wholeheartedly endorse the theoretical, clinical, and research value of this notion; others would reject it outright. Between these two extremes, ...

The Development of Defense Mechanisms

The Development of Defense Mechanisms
  • Author : Phebe Cramer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : The idea that the human mind-that faculty of the intellect which we use to define and discern the truth-might also be used to deceive itself is not new. The classic orator Demosthenes warned of this possibility in 349 B.C. when he wrote that "Nothing is more easy than to deceive ...

Defense Mechanisms in the Counseling Process

Defense Mechanisms in the Counseling Process
  • Author : Arthur J. Clark
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 1998-03-24
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : `[The client material]... stimulated thought and reflection... Clark presented a large number of very tricky case studies and illustrated all manner of different and interesting ways of responding to clients who find it difficult to engage with the process of counselling. Furthermore, this is done in the framework of a ...

Ego Mechanisms of Defense

Ego Mechanisms of Defense
  • Author : George E. Vaillant
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 306
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : Not since Anna Freud's 1937 book, The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense, has any one volume explored this topic as fully as Ego Mechanisms of Defense by George E. Vaillant. By summarizing the latest empirical studies, proposing a universal language of defense mechanisms, and demonstrating how various assessment methods can ...

Active Defense Mechanisms in Plants

Active Defense Mechanisms in Plants
  • Author : R. Wood
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 381
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : A NATO Advanced Study Institute on "Active Defence Mechanisms in Plants" was held at Cape Sounion, Greece, 21 April - 3 May 1981. It succeeded a similar Institute held at Porte Conte, Sardinia in 1975 on "Specificity in Plant Diseases. " What are active defence mechanisms in the context of plant disease in which a ...

Why Do I Do That

Why Do I Do That
  • Author : Joseph Burgo,Joseph Burgo Ph D
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012-10-01
  • Total pages : 229
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : Why Do I Do That? adapts the basic strategies of psychodynamic psychotherapy to a guided course in self-exploration, highlighting the universal role of defense mechanisms in warding off emotional pain. With easy-to-understand explanations, the first part teaches you about the unconscious mind and the role of psychological defenses in excluding ...

Defense Mechanisms of Woody Plants Against Fungi

Defense Mechanisms of Woody Plants Against Fungi
  • Author : Robert A. Blanchette,Alan R. Biggs
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11
  • Total pages : 458
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : For the past decade, it has been apparent to both of us that a reference text covering all aspects of tree defense mechanisms to fungi was missing, needed and long overdue. Such a book would provide a clear, comprehensive overview of how living roots, stems and leaves respond to fungal ...

Cyber Defense Mechanisms

Cyber Defense Mechanisms
  • Author : Gautam Kumar,Dinesh Kumar Saini,Nguyen Ha Huy Cuong
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-09-09
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : This book discusses the evolution of security and privacy issues and brings related technological tools, techniques, and solutions into one single source. The book will take readers on a journey to understanding the security issues and possible solutions involving various threats, attacks, and defense mechanisms, which include IoT, cloud computing, ...

Psychoanalytic Defense Mechanisms in Cognitive Multi Agent Systems

Psychoanalytic Defense Mechanisms in Cognitive Multi Agent Systems
  • Author : Friedrich Gelbard
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-05-18
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : Human cognitive processes and defense mechanisms, as described in psychoanalysis, bring about new notions and paradigms for artificial intelligence systems. One key reason is that the human cognitive processes and defense mechanisms in question can accomplish conflict detection functionalities, filter functionalities, and other system stabilizing tasks within artificial intelligence systems. ...

Understanding Ego Defense Mechanisms

Understanding Ego Defense Mechanisms
  • Author : John Buckley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-04-02
  • Total pages : 178
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : This book provides an in depth guide to Ego Defense Mechanisms and how they play out in life. IFantastic reading for those wanting to develop their understanding of the concept originally made famous by Freud. The book explains each mechanism and provides everyday examples of each. The book is written ...

A New Bio inspired Optimization Algorithm Based on the Self defense Mechanism of Plants in Nature

A New Bio inspired Optimization Algorithm Based on the Self defense Mechanism of Plants in Nature
  • Author : Camilo Caraveo,Fevrier Valdez,Oscar Castillo
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-12-30
  • Total pages : 57
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : This book presents a new meta-heuristic algorithm, inspired by the self-defense mechanisms of plants in nature. Numerous published works have demonstrated the various self-defense mechanisms (survival strategies) plants use to protect themselves against predatory organisms, such as herbivorous insects. The proposed algorithm is based on the predator–prey mathematical model ...

Cellular Antioxidant Defense Mechanisms

Cellular Antioxidant Defense Mechanisms
  • Author : Ching Kuang Chow
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-17
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : First Published in 1988, this three volume set offers a full insight into the immune system and its response to antioxidants. Carefully compiled and filled with diagrams, references and information this set is recommended for students of immunology and other professionals in their respective fields....

Internet Denial of Service

Internet Denial of Service
  • Author : David Dittrich,Peter Reiher,Sven Dietrich
  • Publisher : Pearson Education
  • Release Date : 2004-12-30
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780080477077
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Summary : Suddenly your Web server becomes unavailable. When you investigate, you realize that a flood of packets is surging into your network. You have just become one of the hundreds of thousands of victims of a denial-of-service attack, a pervasive and growing threat to the Internet. What do you do? Internet ...