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Self-Esteem, Defense Values, and Defense Mechanisms

Edith Packer

Presented at: TJS 1993

Date: Jun 27, 1993

This seminar will explain the nature of defense values and defense mechanisms, their role in maintaining a pseudo-self-esteem, and their destructive effects on self-esteem, and will recommend ways of eliminating them. In the course, various participants will play the role of patients, in order to demonstrate how defense values and defense mechanisms are manifested in a person's behavior. 


Parts: 5

Handout: none


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