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Title Handbook of adult resilience / edited by John W. Reich, Alex J. Zautra, John Stuart Hall
Published New York : Guilford Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 540 pages)
Contents Resilience : a new definition of health for people and communities / Alex J. Zautra, John Stuart Hall, and Kate E. Murray -- Psychobiological mechanisms of resilience to stress / Adriana Feder [and others] -- Genes and environments: how they work together to promote resilience / Kathryn Lemery-Chalfant -- Positive emotions as a basic building block of resilience in adulthood / Anthony D. Ong, C.S. Bergeman, and Sy-Miin Chow -- Personal intelligence and resilience: recovery in the shadow of broken connections / John D. Mayer and Michael A. Faber -- The resilient personality / Andrew E. Skodol -- Resilience in response to loss / Kathrin Boerner and Daniela Jopp -- Psychopathology as dysfunctional self-regulation: when resilience resources are compromised / Paul Karoly -- Self-complexity: a source of resilience? / Eshkol Rafaeli and Atara Hiller -- Anchored by faith: religion as a resilience factor / Kenneth I. Pargament and Jeremy Cummings -- Resilience over the lifespan: developmental perspectives on resistance, recovery, and transformation / Ann S. Masten and Margaret O'Dougherty Wright -- Early adversity and resilience in emerging adulthood / Linda J. Luecken and Jenna L. Gress -- Resilience to potential trauma: toward a lifespan approach / Anthony D. Mancini and George A. Bonanno -- Resilience in adolescence : overcoming neighborhood disadvantage / Marc A. Zimmerman and Allison B. Brenner -- Social support and growth following adversity / Vicky S. Helgeson and Lindsey Lopez -- Building organizational resilience and adaptive management / Janet Denhardt and Robert Denhardt -- Indicators of community resilience: what are they, why bother? / John Stuart Hall and Alex J. Zautra -- Cultural adaptation and resilience: controversies, issues, and emerging models / Felipe González Castro and Kate E. Murray -- Cultural dimensions of resilience among adults / Michael Ungar -- The emergence of capacity-building programs and models of resilience / Martha Kent and Mary C. Davis -- Boosting happiness, buttressing resilience: results from cognitive and behavioral interventions / Sonja Lyubomirsky and Matthew D. Della Porta -- Positive affect at the onset of chronic illness: planting the seeds of resilience / Judith Tedlie Moskowitz -- Asset-based strategies for building resilient communities / John P. Kretzmann -- Health in a new key: fostering resilience through philanthropy / Roger A. Hughes
Summary The first book to move beyond childhood and adolescence to explore processes of resilience across the lifespan, this cutting-edge volume synthesizes the best current research in the field. Contributors offer a comprehensive examination of resilience at multiple levels of analysis, from genetic and physiological factors through individual, family, and community processes. Compelling topics include: Whether resilience is best understood as a trait, a dynamic developmental process, an outcome, or all of the above. How resilience intersects with health and well-being across the adult life cycle. Cro
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Community organization.
Crisis management.
Resilience (Personality trait)
Resilience, Psychological.
Form Electronic book
Author Hall, John Stuart, 1942-
Reich, John W., 1937-
Zautra, Alex.
ISBN 1606234900 (electronic bk.)
9781606234907 (electronic bk.)