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Handbook of stressful transitions across the lifespan

Author: Thomas W Miller
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An international and multidisciplinary core of clinicians, physicians, counsellors, educators, and researchers provide perspectives on the subject and scope of the stressful aspects of transitions in the life span. Transitions are discussed in depth, and the book balances theoretical knowledge with practical applications
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas W Miller
ISBN: 9781441907479 1441907475 9781441907486 1441907483
OCLC Number: 1030812959
Notes: 12214365
Description: xxiii, 691 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Part I --
Processing transitions in the life span --
Life stress and transitions in the life span / T.W. Miller --
Life transitions and stress in the context of psychosocial development / J.E. Marcia --
The neurobiology of stress throughout the life cycle / J. Kay --
Life as a source of theory : Erik Erikson's contributions, boundaries, and marginalities / J.J. Clark Part II --
Education and career transitions --
College-to-workplace transitions : becoming a freshman again / P.I. Hettich --
Coping with job transitions over the work life / J.R. Rudisill, et al --
Transitioning into retirement as a stressful life event / T.F. Holcomb Part III --
Marriage, family, and sexual life cycle transitions --
Family transitions following natural and terrorist disaster : Hurricane Hugo and the September 11 terrorist attack / C.L. Cohan --
The transition to adoptive parenthood / A.E. Goldberg --
Transitioning the impact of divorce on children throughout the life cycle / B. Barczak, et al --
Stress, mindful parenting, and the transition to adulthood / J.J. Chadwick --
Sexual transitions in the lives of adult women / E. Koert, J.C. Daniluk --
Family and spousal adaptation to transitioning a traumatic event / T.W. Miller, C. Dunn, Ila Patel Part IV --
Legal, ethical, and financial transitions --
Ethical and legal issues in transitioning the lifespan / S. Nisenbaum, M.C. Weiss, D. Shapiro --
Money in (e)motion experienced in stressful financial transitions / J.V. Boardman --
Assessing, moderating, and modifying implicit cognitive processes in alcohol and drug misuse in transitioning adulthood / M. Krank Part V --
Life threatening transitions in maturation and health --
Life stress and managing transitions unanticipated change of course : the diagnosis of chronic progressive neurological disease / W.D. Weitzel, J.K. Carney --
Transitions throughout the cancer experience : diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and end of life / D.A. Brockopp, et al --
Loss of the safety signal in childhood and adolescent trauma / T.W. Miller, A. Beane --
An unexpected traumatic change in life : where to go from here? / R. Welsh, et al --
The role of self-awareness and communication in issues of health and aging / J.P. Fox Part VI --
Cultural, religious, and spiritual influences in life's transitions --
Self-regulation across some life transitions / K. Lacković-Grgin, Z. Penezić --
Time, culture, and life-cycle changes of social goals / H.H. Fung, T.M.Y. Siu --
Refugees' life transitions from displacement to durable resettlement / M.-A. Sossou --
Religious worldviews and stressful encounters : reciprocal influence from a meaning-making perspective / C.L. Park, D. Edmondson, M.A. Mills --
Life stress buffer : the salubrious role of African-centered spirituality / E.A. Wheeler Part VII --
Directions and interventions in stressful life transitions --
Surviving and thriving : how transition psychology may apply to mass traumas and changes / Dai Williams --
Posttraumatic growth : a positive consequence of trauma / C.M. Lindstrom, K.N. Triplett --
Psychological impact of genetic testing / D.T. Miller --
Functional fitness, life stress, and transitions across the life span / J. Nyland, J.D. Abbott --
Nutrition through the life span : needs and health concerns in critical periods / J.Z. Ilich, R.A. Brownbill --
The role of animals and animal-assisted therapy in stressful life transitions / J.M. Miller Adams --
The role of humor in transforming stressful life events / C.C. Kuhn, M.R. Nichols, B.L. Belew --
Concluding comments and future considerations for stressful life events and transitions across the life span / T.W. Miller
Responsibility: edited by Thomas W. Miller

Abstract:

An international and multidisciplinary core of clinicians, physicians, counsellors, educators, and researchers provide perspectives on the subject and scope of the stressful aspects of transitions in the life span. Transitions are discussed in depth, and the book balances theoretical knowledge with practical applications

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