Well-Being: Positive Development Across the Life Course / Edition 1by Marc H. Bornstein
Pub. Date: 01/28/2003
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
An interdisciplinary, holistic examination of human well being including its definitions, manifestations, and development. Integrating physical, cognitive, and social-emotional dimensions across the life course, the volume's 35 contributions are organized into five main domains: the physical, social-emotional, cognitive, adult development, and overarching issues and themes. The authors are a widely trained group of scholars and professionals in the fields of family studies, child and family research, psychology, clinical development, psychiatry, sociology, pediatrics, and other fields. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Table of ContentsContents: M.H. Bornstein, Series Prologue. W.H. Foege, Foreword. K.A. Moore, C.L.M. Keyes, A Brief History of Well-Being in Children and Adults. E.L. Pollard, M.L. Rosenberg, The Strength-Based Approach to Child Well-Being: Let's Begin With the End in Mind. J.F. Zaff, D.C. Smith, M.F. Rogers, C.H. Leavitt, T.G. Halle, M.H. Bornstein, Holistic Well-Being and the Developing Child. Part I:Physical Domain. C.H. Leavitt, T.F. Tonniges, M.F. Rogers, Good Nutrition: The Imperative for Positive Development. T.F. Tonniges, C.H. Leavitt, Preventive Health Care in Early Childhood and Throughout the Life Span. J.M. Conner, Physical Activity and Well-Being. D.A. Sleet, J.A. Mercy, Promotion of Safety, Security, and Well-Being. J.M. Conner, J.E. Dewey, Reproductive Health. B.G. Simons-Morton, D.L. Haynie, Growing up Drug Free: A Developmental Challenge. Part II:Social-Emotional Domain. T.G. Halle, Emotional Development and Well-Being. W.G. Graziano, R.M. Tobin, Emotional Regulation From Infancy Through Adolescence. L.J. Bridges, Coping as an Element of Developmental Well-Being. L.J. Bridges, Autonomy as an Element of Developmental Well-Being. L.J. Bridges, Trust, Attachment, and Relatedness. M.J. Cox, K.S.M. Harter, Parent-Child Relationships. B.L. Volling, Sibling Relationships. W.M. Bukowski, Peer Relationships. J.F. Zaff, E.C. Hair, Positive Development of the Self: Self-Concept, Self-Esteem, and Identity. N. Eisenberg, Prosocial Behavior, Empathy, and Sympathy. Part III:Cognitive Domain. R.V. Kail, Information Processing and Memory. N. Wentworth, S.L. Witryol, Curiosity, Exploration, and Novelty-Seeking. K.D. Jennings, L.J. Dietz, Mastery Motivation and Goal Persistence in Young Children. R.S. Siegler, Thinking and Intelligence. D.C. Smith, Problem Solving as an Element of Developmental Well-Being. B. MacWhinney, M.H. Bornstein, Language and Literacy. S.B. Plank, D.J. MacIver, Educational Achievement. D.A. Hart, D.A. Burock, B.E. London, A.M. Miraglia, Moral Development in Childhood. E. Winner, Creativity and Talent. Part IV:Adult Development Domain. J. Eccles, J. Templeton, B. Barber, M. Stone, Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: The Critical Passage Ways to Adulthood. E.L. Schneider, L. Davidson, Physical Health and Adult Well-Being. D.C. Reitzes, Social and Emotional Engagement in Adulthood. D.M. Isaacowitz, M.E.P. Seligman, Cognitive Styles and Well-Being in Adulthood and Old Age. C.L.M. Keyes, M.B. Waterman, Dimensions of Well-Being and Mental Health in Adulthood. Part V:Overarching Issues and Themes. R.M. Lerner, M.H. Bornstein, D.C. Smith, Child Well-Being: From Elements to Integration. L. Davidson, M.L. Rosenberg, K.A. Moore, Well-Being and the Future: Using Science Based Knowledge to Inform Practice and Policy.
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