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|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Edition description:||2nd Revised ed.|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Dennis S. Charney is a world expert in the neurobiology and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders. Dr Charney is the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York and President for Academic Affairs at Mount Sinai Health System. He has led pioneering research on the psychobiological mechanisms of human resilience to stress.
Table of Contents1. What is resilience?; 2. Optimism: belief in a brighter future; 3. Facing fear: an adaptive response; 4. Moral compass, ethics, and altruism: doing what is right; 5. Religion and spirituality: drawing on faith; 6. Social support: learning the tap code; 7. Role models: providing the road map; 8. Training: physical fitness and strengthening; 9. Brain fitness: challenge your mind and heart; 10. Cognitive and emotional flexibility; 11. Meaning, purpose, and growth; 12. The practice of resilience; Appendix 1: further information about posttraumatic stress disorder; Appendix 2: community resilience.
What People are Saying About This
“This book is awesome. Nobody can predict the future and we all know that tragedy can strike at anytime. This book teaches you how to become stronger, how to bend but not break, and how to make the best out of a bad situation. The authors are real scientists—they cut through all the fluff out there and show you how to toughen up for the challenges that lie ahead. This book teaches you that you’re a lot stronger than you think…that you are resilient.” Earvin “Magic” Johnson
"[The authors] have written a crisp, user-friendly guide to the latest scientific research on resilience. With a light touch, they illuminate what seems to be every major study in the field over the last 20 years." Washington Independent Review of Books
"This brief but powerful book makes an important contribution to our understanding of trauma and the psychological, biological, and social factors that can help us triumph over adversity." ForeWord