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Hardiness : turning stressful circumstances into resilient growth

Author: Salvatore R Maddi
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: SpringerBriefs in psychology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
These are turbulent times in which it becomes increasingly important to survive and thrive despite stressful circumstances. Hardiness is the pattern of attitudes and skills that provides the courage and strategies that helps people be resilient by turning potential disasters into growth opportunities and fulfillment, thereby enhancing their performance, sense of fulfillment, and health. Hardiness as the pathway to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Salvatore R Maddi
ISBN: 9789400752221 9400752229
OCLC Number: 811772983
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The importance of resiliency in daily living --
Personal hardiness as the basis for resilience --
Thirty years of hardiness validational research and practice --
Hardiness assessment and training --
Raising hardy children --
Applying hardiness to teaching and counseling --
Hardiness as a relationship and work facilitator --
How hardiness facilitates functioning in military and safety roles --
The importance of hardy organizations --
The psychology of possibility.
Series Title: SpringerBriefs in psychology.
Responsibility: Salvatore R. Maddi.


This book discusses decades of research, defining the special value of hardiness: being resilient by not only surviving, but thriving under stress, thereby achieving fulfillment in living. The book  Read more...
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From the reviews: "Maddi offers comprehensive coverage of the hardiness construct. ... it would be an excellent textbook in many psychology classes; the themes relate to counseling, clinical, Read more...

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