Stress, Risk, and Resilience in Children and Adolescents by Robert J. Haggerty
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Stress, Risk, and Resilience in Children and Adolescents
By Robert J. Haggerty

Stress, Risk, and Resilience in Children and Adolescents

Processes, Mechanisms, and Interventions


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Stress, Risk, and Resilience in Children and Adolescents by Robert J. Haggerty

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Stress, Risk, and Resilience in Children and Adolescents recognizes the complexity of the developmental processes that impact on coping and resilience and the importance of sociocultural factors. In this respect, the relation between a stressor and an outcome depends on many factors, including the individual's previous experience, perception of the event, coping skills and social supports. In turn, each of these factors displays meaningful variation by developmental status, social background, and cultural context. The examination of individual differences in vulnerability to stress and risk factors has grown substantially over the past decade as it has become clearer that some children do, in fact, 'beat the odds.' In order to understand why some children succumb to even modest stress while others remain resilient in the face of what appear to be overwhelming stressors, research has increasingly examined the processes and mechanisms by which children of different ages deal with adverse life experiences, rather than merely studying the stressors themselves. Many problem behaviors have multiple causes, and most children with one problem behavior also have others. The co-occurrence and/or interrelatedness of risk factors and problem behaviors is, therefore, an important area of research.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521576628
ISBN-10: 0521576628
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 444
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Sep-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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