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Author Vaillant, George E., 1934-

Title Adaptation to life [electronic resource] / George E. Vaillant ; with a new preface by the author.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1995.

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Edition 1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 396 pages) : illustrations
Note Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1977.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 376-382).
Contents ""Contents""; ""Preface, 1995""; ""Cast of Protagonists""; ""Part One: The Study of Mental Health: Methods and Illustrations""; ""Introduction""; ""1. Mental Health""; ""2. The Men of the Grant Study""; ""3. How They Were Studied""; ""4. Health Redifined -- The Joyful Expression of Sex and of Anger""; ""Part Two: Basic Styles of Adaptation""; ""5. Adaptive Ego Mechanisms -- A Heirarchy""; ""6. Sublimination""; ""7. Suppression, Anticipation, Altruism, and Humor""; ""8. The Neurotic Defenses""; ""9, The Immature Defenses""; ""Part Three: Development Consequences of Adaptation""
""10. The Adult Life Cycle -- In One Culture""""11. Paths into Health""; ""12. Successful Adjustment""; ""13. The Child Is Father to the Man""; ""14. Friends, Wives, and Children""; ""Part Four: Concluions""; ""15. The Maturing Ego""; ""16. What is Mental Health -- A Reprise""; ""17. A Summary""; ""References Cited""; ""Appendix A: A Glossary of Defenses""; ""Appendix B: The Interview Schedule""; ""Appendix C: The Rating Scales""
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Subject Adjustment (Psychology) -- Longitudinal studies.
Defense mechanisms (Psychology) -- Longitudinal studies.
Emotional maturity -- Longitudinal studies.
Adulthood -- Longitudinal studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Longitudinal studies.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Vaillant, George E., 1934- Adaptation to life. 1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1995 0674004140 (DLC) 95031614 (OCoLC)32853781
ISBN 9780674072152 (electronic bk.)
0674072154 (electronic bk.)