Handbook of Adult Resilience

Handbook of Adult Resilience

by John W. Reich
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1606234889

ISBN-13: 9781606234884

Pub. Date: 12/29/2009

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

The first book to move beyond childhood and adolescence to explore processes of resilience across the lifespan, this cutting-edge volume synthesizes the best current research in the field. Contributors offer a comprehensive examination of resilience at multiple levels of analysis, from genetic and physiological factors through individual, family, and community

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The first book to move beyond childhood and adolescence to explore processes of resilience across the lifespan, this cutting-edge volume synthesizes the best current research in the field. Contributors offer a comprehensive examination of resilience at multiple levels of analysis, from genetic and physiological factors through individual, family, and community processes. Compelling topics include: Whether resilience is best understood as a trait, a dynamic developmental process, an outcome, or all of the above. How resilience intersects with health and well-being across the adult life cycle. Cross-cultural issues in conceptualization and measurement. Ways to enhance adult resilience, including reviews of exemplary programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606234884
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/29/2009
Pages:
540
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

I. Resilience at Many Levels of Analysis
1. Resilience: A New Definition of Health for People and Communities, Alex J. Zautra, John Stuart Hall, and Kate E. Murray
II. Basic Dimensions of Resilience
A. Biological Dimensions of Resilience
2. Psychobiological Mechanisms of Resilience to Stress, Adriana Feder, Eric J. Nestler, Maren Westphal, and Dennis S. Charney
3. Genes and Environments: How They Work Together to Promote Resilience, Kathryn Lemery-Chalfant
B. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Models of Resilience
4. Positive Emotions as a Basic Building Block of Resilience in Adulthood, Anthony D. Ong, C. S. Bergeman, and Sy-Miin Chow
5. Personal Intelligence and Resilience: Recovery in the Shadow of Broken Connections, John D. Mayer and Michael A. Faber
6. The Resilient Personality, Andrew E. Skodol
7. Resilience in Response to Loss, Kathrin Boerner and Daniela Jopp
8. Psychopathology as Dysfunctional Self-Regulation: When Resilience Resources Are Compromised, Paul Karoly
9. Self-Complexity: A Source of Resilience?, Eshkol Rafaeli and Atara Hiller
10. Anchored by Faith: Religion as a Resilience Factor, Kenneth I. Pargament and Jeremy Cummings
C. Resilience across the Lifespan
11. Resilience over the Lifespan: Developmental Perspectives on Resistance, Recovery, and Transformation, Ann S. Masten and Margaret O’Dougherty Wright
12. Early Adversity and Resilience in Emerging Adulthood, Linda J. Luecken and Jenna L. Gress
13. Resilience to Potential Trauma: Toward a Lifespan Approach, Anthony D. Mancini and George A. Bonanno
D. Social Dimensions of Resilience
14. Resilience in Adolescence: Overcoming Neighborhood Disadvantage, Marc A. Zimmerman and Allison B. Brenner
15. Social Support and Growth Following Adversity, Vicki S. Helgeson and Lindsey Lopez
E. Organizational and Public Policy Dimensions of Resilience
16. Building Organizational Resilience and Adaptive Management, Janet Denhardt and Robert Denhardt
17. Indicators of Community Resilience: What Are They, Why Bother?, John Stuart Hall and Alex J. Zautra
III. Ethnic and Cultural Dimensions of Resilience
18. Cultural Adaptation and Resilience: Controversies, Issues, and Emerging Models, Felipe González Castro and Kate E. Murray
19. Cultural Dimensions of Resilience among Adults, Michael Ungar
IV. Interventions for Enhancing Resilience
20. The Emergence of Capacity-Building Programs and Models of Resilience, Martha Kent and Mary C. Davis
21. Boosting Happiness, Buttressing Resilience: Results from Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions, Sonja Lyubomirsky and Matthew D. Della Porta
22. Positive Affect at the Onset of Chronic Illness: Planting the Seeds of Resilience, Judith Tedlie Moskowitz
23. Asset-Based Strategies for Building Resilient Communities, John P. Kretzmann
24. Health in a New Key: Fostering Resilience through Philanthropy, Roger A. Hughes

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