Against Terrible Odds: Lessons in Resilience from Our Children

Against Terrible Odds: Lessons in Resilience from Our Children

by Saul Levine
     
 

The media thrives on stories of children at risk, and conventional wisdom relegates such children to failure. Challenging these characterizations, the authors show how 12 traumatized children developed into productive, caring, and responsible adults.

Overview

The media thrives on stories of children at risk, and conventional wisdom relegates such children to failure. Challenging these characterizations, the authors show how 12 traumatized children developed into productive, caring, and responsible adults.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780923521486
Publisher:
Bull Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Saul Levine, MD, is the author of four books and numerous professional articles. He is the director of psychiatry and behavioral science programs at Children's Hospital in San Diego. Heather Wood Ion is a writer, cultural anthropologist, and bioethicist. She is a consultant and frequent speaker on improved health care delivery systems.

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