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Author Blackman, Jerome S.

Title 101 defenses : how the mind shields itself / Jerome S. Blackman
Published New York : Brunner-Routledge, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 216 pages)
Contents General concepts about defenses -- Defenses that arise in the oral, anal, and first genital phases of psychosexual development -- Latency, adolescent, and assorted defenses -- Defenses used in the diagnosis of psychopathology -- Interpretive techniques -- Differential diagnosis and treatment selection -- Supportive therapy techniques -- Defenses in the assessment of suicidal propensities
Summary Defenses are mental operations that restore or maintain psychic equilibrium when people feel that they cannot manage emotions that stem from conflict; they remove components of unpleasant emotions from conscious awareness
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-203) and index
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Subject Defense Mechanisms.
Mental Disorders -- diagnosis.
Mental Disorders -- therapy.
Psychotherapy -- methods.
Defense mechanisms (Psychology)
Diagnosis, Differential.
Mental illness.
Defense mechanisms (Psychology)
Diagnosis, Differential.
MEDICAL -- Mental Health.
MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- General.
Mental illness.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Clinical Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Illness.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- General.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203492366
Other Titles One hundred and one defenses
One hundred one defenses