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Handbook of stressful transitions across the lifespan

Author: Thomas W Miller
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2010.
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The international, multidisciplinary perspectives in this volume cover key transitional (and stressful) periods through youth, adulthood, and aging, gathering theoretical and clinical findings, case  Read more...


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Genre/Form: études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas W Miller
ISBN: 9781441907479 1441907475
OCLC Number: 717983082
Description: 691 p. : ill
Contents: Processing Transitions in the Life Span.-Life Stress and Transitions in the Life Span.-Eriksonian Theory Applied to Transitions in the Span.-The Effects of Treatment Interventions on the Adult Brain due to Stressful Transitions in the Life Span.-Identity Transitions in the Life Span.-Stress, Mindful Parenting and the Transition to Adulthood.-Transitioning Recent Mass Trauma.-Education and Career Transitions.-The Career Transitions Faced by Adolescents and Young Adults.-The Impact of Trauma History on College Engagement.-Career Transitions Faced by Adolescents and Young Adults.-Life Cycle Transitions.-Ethical and Legal Issues in transitioning the Life Span.-Financial transitions across the life Span.-Assessing, Moderating, and Modifying Implicit Cognitive Processes in Alcohol and Drug Misuse in transitioning adulthood.-Coping with the Workplace and Job-related Transitions.-Trauma Growth After a Traumatic Event.-Family Transitions.-Life Course Transitions: Marriage, Birth and Divorce.-War and Trauma: Transitioning Back into Civilian Life.-Becoming an Adoptive Parent: The Transition to Adoptive Parenthood as a Stressful Life Event.-Transitioning into Retirement as a Stressful Life Event.-Transitions in Health.-The Influence of Contemporary Medicine and Medical Genetics on Stressful Life Transitions.-The Role of Animals and Animal Assisted Therapy in Stressful Life Transitions.-Transition in Health: Coping with Congenital Disease.-Transitioning the diagnosis of Cancer.-Functional Fitness, Life Stress and Transitions in he Life Span.-Transitioning a Traumatic Event: Its Effect on the Adaptation to Family and Self.-Women's Sexuality Across the Adult Lifespan.-Humor as a Way of Transitioning Stressful Life Events.-Stressful Markers of Health: Transitions in Aging.-The Influence of Food on Adapting to Stressful Life Events in the Life-cycle.-Cultural and Spritual Influences in Life's Transitions.-Lifespan Development Revisited: African-Centered Spirituality Throughout the Life Cycle.-Encountering stressful events as well as normative transitions as a test of religious beliefs/coping systems.-Self Regulation across some Life Transitions.-Age-related Patterns in Social Networks Among European Americans and African Americans: Implications for Socio-emotional Selectivity Across the Lifespan.-Some Predicators of Primary Control of Development in Three Transitional.-Periods of the Life Cycle.-Concluding Comments and Future Considerations for Stressful Life Events and Transitions in the Life Span
Responsibility: ed. by Thomas W. Miller.


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