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Resilience and vulnerability : adaptation in the context of childhood adversities

Author: Suniya S Luthar
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
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This book explores the phenomenon of positive adaptation despite difficult life circumstances. Based on existing evidence on this topic, the editor elucidates critical considerations for future  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suniya S Luthar
ISBN: 0521807018 9780521807012 0521001617 9780521001618
OCLC Number: 780703575
Description: XXXI, 574 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. A resilience framework for research, policy, and practice: contributions from Project Competence Ann S. Masten and Jenifer L. Powell; Part I. Familial Adversities: Parental Psychopathology and Family Processes: 2. Young children with mentally ill parents: resilient developmental systems Ronald Seifer; 3. Risk and protective factors for children of depressed parents Constance Hammen; 4. Resilience and vulnerability among sons of alcoholics: relationship to developmental outcomes between early childhood and adolescence Robert A. Zucker, Maria W. Wong, Leon I. Puttler, and Hiram E. Fitzgerald; 5. Maternal drug abuse versus other psychological disturbances: risks and resilience among children Suniya S. Luthar, Karen D'Avanzo and Sarah Hites; 6. Resilience to childhood adversity: results of a 21 year study David M. Fergusson and L. John Horwood; 7. Sequelae of child maltreatment: vulnerability and resilience Kerry E. Bolger and Charlotte J. Patterson; 8. Risk and resilience in children coping with their parents' divorce and remarriage E. Mavis Hetherington and Anne Mitchell Elmore; 9. Correlational and experimental study of resilience for children of divorce and parentally bereaved children Irwin Sandler, Sharlene Wolchik, Caroline Davis, Rachel Haine and Tim Ayers; Part II. Exosystemic and Sociodemographic Risks: 10. Rethinking resilience: a developmental process perspective Tuppett M. Yates, Byron Egeland and L. Alan Sroufe; 11. Poverty and early childhood adjustment Elizabeth B. Owens and Daniel S. Shaw; 12. Emerging perspectives on context-specificity of children's adaptation and resilience: evidence from a decade of research with urban children in adversity Peter A. Wyman; 13. Holistic, contextual perspectives on risk, protection, and competence among low-income urban adolescents Edward Seidman and Sara Pedersen; 14. Overcoming the odds? Adolescent development in the context of urban poverty Ana Mari Cauce, Angela Stewart, Melanie Domenech Rodriguez, Bryan Cochran, and Joshua Ginzler; 15. Adaptation among youth facing multiple risks: prospective research findings Arnold Sameroff, Leslie Gutman and Steve C. Peck; 16. Positive adaptation among youth exposed to community violence Deborah Gorman-Smith and Patrick H. Tolan; 17. Perceived discrimination and resilience Laura A. Szalacha, Sumru Erkut, Cynthia Garcia Coll, Jacqueline P. Fields, Odette Alarcon and Ineke Ceder; 18. Promoting resilience through early childhood intervention Arthur J. Reynolds and Suh-Ruu Ou; Part III. Commentaries: 19. Toward building a better brain: neurobehavioral outcomes, mechanisms, and processes of environmental enrichment John W. Curtis and Charles A. Nelson; 20. Genetic influences on risk and protection: implications for understanding resilience Michael Rutter; 21. Resilience and vulnerability: an integrative review Suniya S. Luthar and Laurel Bidwell Zelazo.
Responsibility: edited by Suniya S. Luthar.


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