Kidney Transplantation and Coping Mechanisms

  • Michael L. Adler
Part of the Current Topics in Mental Health book series (CTMH)


This study is an attempt to evaluate the intrapsychic mechanisms utilized by a patient to cope with the emotional impact of a kidney transplant procedure.


Kidney Transplantation Coping Mechanism Coping Behavior Young Brother Foreign Object 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael L. Adler
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  1. 1.National Health Service CorpsDixonUSA

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