Stress, Coping, and Development, Second Edition: An Integrative Perspective / Edition 2
  • Stress, Coping, and Development, Second Edition: An Integrative Perspective / Edition 2
  • Stress, Coping, and Development, Second Edition: An Integrative Perspective / Edition 2

Stress, Coping, and Development, Second Edition: An Integrative Perspective / Edition 2

by Carolyn M. Aldwin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1572308400

ISBN-13: 9781572308404

Pub. Date: 04/13/2007

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Now in a thoroughly revised and significantly expaned second edition, this volume a comprehensively examines the nature of psychosocial stress, the strategies individuals use to cope with it, and the implications for adaptation and health across the lifespan. Carolyn M. Aldwin synthesizes a vast body of knowledge within a conceptual framework that emphasizes the

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Now in a thoroughly revised and significantly expaned second edition, this volume a comprehensively examines the nature of psychosocial stress, the strategies individuals use to cope with it, and the implications for adaptation and health across the lifespan. Carolyn M. Aldwin synthesizes a vast body of knowledge within a conceptual framework that emphasizes the transactions between mind and body and between persons and environments. She also provides a methodological primer for stress and coping research, critically reviewing available measures and the latest data analysis techniques. New in the Second Edition:
• Updated throughout with new concepts, tools, data
• Two new chapters address physiology and physical health
• Expanded coverage of sociocultural and religious aspects of coping *Cutting-edge perspectives on emotion regulation adn stress-related growth
• Expanded coverage of childhood, young adulthood, and mid-life

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572308404
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
04/13/2007
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Purpose of the Book

2. Why Is Stress Important?

3. Definitions of Stress

4. The Physiology of Stress

5. Design and Measurement Issues in Stress Research

6. Why is Coping Important?

7. Theoretical Approaches to Coping

8. Measurement of Coping Strategies

9. Statistical Issues in Coping Research

10. Coping and Mental Health

11. Coping and Physical Health

12. Coping with Traumatic Stress

13. Sociocultural Aspects of Coping

14. Developmental Studies of Coping

15. Stress-Related Growth and Transformational Coping

16. Self-Regulation, Self-Development, and Wisdom

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