Variable Details:

Source:

Oakley, Linda Denise, Mi-Kyung Song, and Michelle DeBose-McQuirter (2005), "Positive and Negative Depression Coping in Low-Income African American Women", Research in Nursing and health, 28, 106-116.
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Variable



Definition:

  • Undoing, pseudoaltruism, idealization, and reaction formation.


Item(s):

  • I get satisfaction from helping others, and if this were taken away from me, I would get depressed.


Citations:

  • Andrews, G., M. Singh, and M. Bond (1993), "The defense style questionnaire.", Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 181, 246-256. [Endnote]