Quantification of Human Defence Mechanisms by Miranda OlffQuantification of Human Defence Mechanisms by Miranda Olff

Quantification of Human Defence Mechanisms

EditorMiranda Olff

Paperback | September 25, 1991

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This book gives a comprehensive review of questionnaire methods and laboratory methods for evaluating human defence mechanisms. The subject is treated in theoretical papers as well as papers regarding the state of the art, with particular emphasis on the consensus that exists within Europe. There are also comprehensive reviews on results which include recent non-published data. These tests are used for clinical evaluation and selection research in both civilian and military organizations. They also aid in understanding psychosomatic disease, since there are significant links between these psychological mechanisms and health. Research methods in this field are traditionally independent of each other, and there is a disappointingly low degree of correlation among tests that claim to measure defence. One aim of this volume is to demonstrate the consensus that exists, yet at the same time to emphasize the inconsistencies and differences between tests. The various empirical data bases for the various tests are reviewed and attempts are made to discuss the pros and cons for questionnaire methods versus laboratory methods.
Title:Quantification of Human Defence MechanismsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:333 pagesPublished:September 25, 1991Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3540538216

ISBN - 13:9783540538219