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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Barbara Resnick; Lisa P Gwyther; Karen A Roberto
|ISBN:||9781441902313 1441902317 9781441902320 1441902325|
|Notes:||Includes bibliographical references and index|
|Description:||Online-Ressource v.: digital.|
|Contents:||Section 1. Introduction.- Definition and Concepts of Resilience.- Relevance of Resilience to Successful Aging.- Section 2. Principles and Concepts of Resilience.- Resilience and the Impact of Personality and Genetics.- Resilience in Older Adults.- Psychological Resilience.- Physiological Resilience and the Impact on Health.- Creative Resilience.- Economic Resilience.- Resilience from a Cultural Perspective.- Section 3. Special Considerations of Resilience with Respect to Health, Behavior, Beliefs, and Policy.- Resilience in Aging and the Interplay with Policy.- Religion, Spirituality, and Resilience.- Resilience in Chronic Disease.- Relationship Between Resilience and Motivation.- Relationship Between Resilience and Survival.- Section 4. Interventions to Increase Resilience.- Fostering Resilience Through Narratives.- Building Resilience in Mild Cognitive Impairment.- Use of Relation to Strengthen Resilience.- Environmental Interventions to Strengthen Resilience.- Supporting Resilience in Long-Term Care.- Promoting Resilience Through Interdisciplinary Interventions.- Section 5. Future Directions.- Optimizing Resilience in the Twenty-first Century.- The Lifespan Approach to Resilience.- Conclusion|
|Responsibility:||edited by Barbara Resnick, Lisa P. Gwyther, Karen A. Roberto|
From the reviews: "Resilience is a topic in the aging literature that has for the most part been overlooked, as it has been discussed mainly in relationship to child and young adult development.