Defense Mechanisms Volume 136 Theoretical, Research and by Uwe Hentschel, Gudmund Smith, Juris G Draguns, Wolfram

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

The ebook is targeted on safety mechanisms as theoretical constructs in addition to the chances in their empirical registration via varied equipment, and the appliance of those constructs in numerous fields of psychology with certain regard to concurrent and predictive validity. it really is argued that protection mechanisms are in lots of how you can be noticeable as integrative constructs, now not unavoidably limited to psychoanalytic conception and that the aptitude fields in their program have a breathtaking scope, comprising many fields of psychology. for this reason empirical experiences are offered from the fields of medical and character psychology, psychotherapy examine and psychosomatic phenomena and illnesses. Methodological questions have a heavy weight in each one of these studies.

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Empirical results with FKBS are reported in Chapters 14 and 23. The Inventory for Self-Evaluation of Defense Concepts (in German: Selbstbewertung von Abwehrkonzepten, SBAK) was developed by Ehlers and Peter (1989). It is based on the psychoanalytic concept of reactivation of traumatic experiences, which can result in imposition of defenses. Conflict situations included in SBAK refer to helplessness, loss of love, castration anxiety, and disparity between pleasure and reality principles. SBAK comprises five scales: Rationalization, Denial, Turning Against Object, Regression, and Avoiding Social Contact.

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