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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Glicken, Morley D.
Learning from resilient people.
Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 2006
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Morley D Glicken
|ISBN:||9781452267593 1452267596 9781452232539 1452232539|
|Description:||1 online resource (xiii, 277 pages)|
|Contents:||Understanding resilience --
Resilience and the impact of spiritual and religious beliefs on health and mental health --
Helping others as an attribute of resilience --
The powerful helping impulse of our cultural heritage: examples from three ethnic groups --
How resilient people cope with substance abuse --
How resilient people cope with mental illness --
How resilient children cope with abuse --
How resilient people cope with life-threatening illness, disabilities, and bereavement --
Resilience in older adults --
Resilience in gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) individuals --
How resilient people cope with loneliness, isolation, and depression --
Family resilience --
How resilient people cope with acts of random violence --
Resilient communities --
The primary behaviors of resilient people: application of findings to practice.
|Responsibility:||Morley D. Glicken.|
"The research presented in this book is comprehensive, and it is obvious that the author is very well versed in the area of positive psychology. A definite strength of this book, and one that I think