Adaptation to Life

Adaptation to Life

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by George E. Vaillant
     
 

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Between 1939 and 1942, one of America's leading universities recruited 268 of its healthiest and most promising undergraduates to participate in a revolutionary new study of the human life cycle. George Vaillant, director of this study, took the measure of the Grant Study men. The result was the compelling, provocative classic, Adaptation to Life, which poses…  See more details below

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Between 1939 and 1942, one of America's leading universities recruited 268 of its healthiest and most promising undergraduates to participate in a revolutionary new study of the human life cycle. George Vaillant, director of this study, took the measure of the Grant Study men. The result was the compelling, provocative classic, Adaptation to Life, which poses fundamental questions about the individual differences in confronting life's stresses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674072152
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
08/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
1,007,372
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

George E. Vaillant is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

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