These findings are somewhat inconsistent with research that has suggested positive relationships with faculty members are associated with the ego strength
of fidelity (Adams et al.
Conversely, high scores on the ego strength
scale, often used as an index of general psychological health, coincided with more robust NK cell activity.
The Racial Attitude Test asks employees/students questions about the physical appearance, ego strength
(such as dominance, morality and control) and social acceptance about a particular race or culture to determine racial attitudes.
The authors identify more than twenty types of corrective experiences, and suggest that they all fit into one of three categories: (1) building ego strength
through release of shame and reclaiming worthiness; (2) building agency through release of helplessness and reclaiming personal power; and (3) building authenticity through release of dissociation and identification and reclaiming self-reflective identity.
Four goals of ethics training which supervisors should consider include: (a) sensitizing individuals to ethical issues, (b) improving individuals' abilities to reason about ethical issues, (c) helping individuals develop "moral responsibility and ego strength
to act in ethical ways," and (d) assisting individuals to tolerate "the ambiguity of ethical decision making" (Kitchener, 1986, p.