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- Identify and define the common psychological defense mechanisms.
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- Outline interprofessional team strategies for improving coordination and communication in the care of patients with defense mechanisms.
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- Authors: Ryan Bailey
- Editors: Jose Pico
- Editors-In-Chief: Jon C. SivoravongChristine BurkhardtCharles W. Webb
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Sandra Coleman
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Bernadette M. Makar
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Dorothy Caputo
- Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Mark V. Pellegrini
- Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor:Scott C. Dulebohn
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