J Hakim-Larson

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Developmental variation in coping and defense strategy use was examined in a sample of 100 male and female participants ranging in age from 10 to 77 years. Each participant was administered Loevinger's ego development task, the Ways of Coping measure, and the Defense Mechanism Inventory. In addition, a brief narrative of a stressful experience was assessed(More)
A group treatment program for enhancing self-esteem was examined in relation to outcomes for a mixed diagnostic group of mental health clients and for a comparison group of non-clients. Both groups reported satisfaction with the program and showed improvement on self-esteem scores from pretest to the posttest. The program proved practical in terms of(More)
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