The Present and Future of Prevention: In Honor of George W Albee

The Present and Future of Prevention: In Honor of George W Albee

by Marc Kessler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803945906

ISBN-13: 9780803945906

Pub. Date: 05/12/1992

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This volume reflects the current state of preventive psychology with contributions by those active in stress and mental ill-health prevention research and implementation.

The essays report continuing international efforts and discuss the history of prevention and changes in thinking that have occurred over the years. Among the topics explored are the concept of

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This volume reflects the current state of preventive psychology with contributions by those active in stress and mental ill-health prevention research and implementation.

The essays report continuing international efforts and discuss the history of prevention and changes in thinking that have occurred over the years. Among the topics explored are the concept of the chronically mentally ill, stressful life event theory, stress in urban school children and the prevention of cardiovascular disease. The volume is designed to honour George Albee, a pioneer in preventive psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803945906
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/12/1992
Series:
Primary Prevention of Psychopathology Series, #15
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IIntroduction
George Albee: An Appreciation3
Publications of G. W. Albee, Ph.D.20
Reminiscences33
The Ambulance Down in the Valley36
Pt. IIHistory and Policy
1Some Research Revisited41
2Some Observations About the Concept of the Chronically Mentally Ill55
3Developing a Constituency for Prevention69
4The Death and Resurrection of a Community Mental Health Movement78
5Empowerment: The Greening of Prevention99
Pt. IIITheory and Research in Prevention
6Stressful Life Event Theory and the Prevention of Psychopathology115
7Self-Sustaining Powers of Mind and Voice: Empowering Rural Women125
8Public Mental Health Services for Children and Families and Graduate Training in Psychology: Bridging the Gap138
9Resilience Among Profoundly Stressed Urban Schoolchildren155
10Partner Choice Among Young Adults Born From Unwanted and Accepted Pregnancies in Czechoslovakia169
11Applying the Competency Enhancement Model to Substance Abuse Prevention182
12Understanding Individuals' Life Contexts: Implications for Stress Reduction and Prevention196
13Kama Sutra: Women's Sexology Versus Semen Conservation Theory in Sanskrit Teachings214
14Toward the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease225
15Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia: Their Relation to Development and Long-Term Prognosis234
Pt. IVTraining in Prevention
16On Teaching the Practice of Prevention: Integrating the Concept of Interdependence251
Name Index265
Subject Index267
About the Contributors272

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