ERIC Number: EJ479036
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Death Anxiety in Young Adulthood: Ineffective Ways of Coping with the Terror and the Dread.
Ballard, Mary B.; Halbrook, Bernadette M.
Journal of Adult Development, spec iss p16-22 Dec 1992
Familiarizes counselors with role of death fear as primary source of anxiety for all individuals. Attempts to define death anxiety and demonstrate how defense mechanisms used to deny it can affect development in young adulthood. Provides three examples of maladaptive modes of behavior resulting from ineffective defense mechanisms (addiction, separation-individual difficulties, and phobic attacks). (NB)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
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