"Defense Mechanisms" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Unconscious process used by an individual or a group of individuals in order to cope with impulses, feelings or ideas which are not acceptable at their conscious level; various types include reaction formation, projection and self reversal.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Defense Mechanisms" by people in Profiles.
Trucco EM, Cope LM, Burmeister M, Zucker RA, Heitzeg MM. Pathways to Youth Behavior: The Role of Genetic, Neural, and Behavioral Markers. J Res Adolesc. 2018 03; 28(1):26-39.
Rendina HJ, Millar BM, Parsons JT. The critical role of internalized HIV-related stigma in the daily negative affective experiences of HIV-positive gay and bisexual men. J Affect Disord. 2018 02; 227:289-297.
Leyro TM, Berenz EC, Brandt CP, Smits JA, Zvolensky MJ. Evaluation of perseveration in relation to panic-relevant responding: an initial test. Behav Cogn Psychother. 2012 Mar; 40(2):205-19.
Nyamathi A, Heravian A, Zolt-Gilburne J, Sinha S, Ganguly K, Liu E, Ramakrishnan P, Marfisee M, Leake B. Correlates of depression among rural women living with AIDS in Southern India. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2011; 32(6):385-91.
Wells KJ, Booth-Jones M, Jacobsen PB. Do coping and social support predict depression and anxiety in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation? J Psychosoc Oncol. 2009; 27(3):297-315.
Weierich MR, Nock MK. Posttraumatic stress symptoms mediate the relation between childhood sexual abuse and nonsuicidal self-injury. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2008 Feb; 76(1):39-44.
Waschbusch DA, Craig R, Pelham WE, King S. Self-handicapping prior to academic-oriented tasks in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): medication effects and comparisons with controls. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2007 Apr; 35(2):275-86.
Osman A, Gutierrez PM, Muehlenkamp JJ, Dix-Richardson F, Barrios FX, Kopper BA. Suicide Resilience Inventory-25: development and preliminary psychometric properties. Psychol Rep. 2004 Jun; 94(3 Pt 2):1349-60.
Barger SD, Kircher JC, Croyle RT. The effects of social context and defensiveness on the physiological responses of repressive copers. J Pers Soc Psychol. 1997 Nov; 73(5):1118-28.
Brown WA, Mueller PS. Psychological function in individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Psychosom Med. 1970 Mar-Apr; 32(2):141-52.