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Defense Mechanisms : Defense Mechanisms: Theoretical, Research and Clinical Perspectives - Prof Uwe Hentschel

Defense Mechanisms

Defense Mechanisms: Theoretical, Research and Clinical Perspectives

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Published: 26th June 2004
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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

Preface
Circulation, variability and near-equatorial meridional flow in the central tropical Atlantic
Comparison of hydrographic and altimeter based estimates of sea level height variability in the Atlantic Ocean
Estimation of the tropical Atlantic circulation from altimetry data using a reduced-rank stationary Kalman filter
A synthetic float analysis of upper-limb meridional overturning circulation interior ocean pathways in the tropical/subtropical Atlantic
A seasonal and interannual study of the western equatorial Atlantic upper thermocline circulation variability
Fate of the equatorial undercurrent in the Atlantic
The flow of AAIW along the equator
Planetary equatorial trapped waves in the Atlantic Ocean from TOPEX/Poseidon altimetry
Pathways and variability at intermediate depths in the tropical Atlantic
A comparison of kinematic evidence for tropical cells in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans
Subtropical cells in the Atlantic Ocean: An observational summary
Spectral, formal, and nonlinear stability in a layered quasigeostrophic model with application to the Atlantic North Equatorial Current
Synoptic study of warm rings in the North Brazil: Current retroflection region using satellite altimetry
North Brazil Current rings and the variability in the latitude of the retroflection
North Brazil Current rings and transport of southern waters in a high resolution numerical simulation of the North Atlantic
Cross-gyre transport by North Brazil Current rings
Impact of North Brazil Current rings on the local circulation and coral reef fish recruitment to Barbados, West Indies
Wind bursts and enhanced evaporation in the tropical and subtropical Atlantic Ocean
Spatial-temporal evolution of the low frequency climate variability in the tropical Atlantic
Index
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ISBN: 9780444512635
ISBN-10: 0444512632
Series: Advances in Psychology : Book 136
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 664
Published: 26th June 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.5 x 14.9  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.15