Defense Mechanisms: Theoretical, Research and Clinical by Uwe Hentschel,Gudmund Smith,Juris G Draguns,Wolfram Ehlers

By Uwe Hentschel,Gudmund Smith,Juris G Draguns,Wolfram Ehlers

The ebook is targeted on safety mechanisms as theoretical constructs in addition to the probabilities in their empirical registration through diverse tools, and the appliance of those constructs in several fields of psychology with specified regard to concurrent and predictive validity. it's argued that protection mechanisms are in lots of how one can be obvious as integrative constructs, now not unavoidably limited to psychoanalytic idea and that the capability fields in their program have a breathtaking scope, comprising many fields of psychology. hence empirical reports are awarded from the fields of medical and character psychology, psychotherapy examine and psychosomatic phenomena and ailments. Methodological questions have a heavy weight in every one of these studies.

  • Provides assurance of correct literature
  • Covers varied fields of application
  • Attempts an integration of the contstruct of safeguard mechanisms into mainstream psychology
  • Provides reasons of the theoretical foundation of the build of protection mechanisms

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