Gender differences in defensive style.

  title={Gender differences in defensive style.},
  author={Clarissa W Bullitt and Barry A Farber},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis},
  volume={30 1},
This study examines gender differences in defensive style across the domains of work and intimate relationships. Participants (47 women and 38 men) completed two versions (work-related; interpersonally related) of Bond's (1983) Defense Style Questionnaire (DSQ). Results showed that, while all participants use primarily mature defenses, they are… CONTINUE READING