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Description - Posttraumatic Growth by Richard G. Tedeschi

Posttraumatic Growth reworks and overhauls the seminal 2006 Handbook of Posttraumatic Growth. It provides a wide range of answers to questions concerning knowledge of posttraumatic growth (PTG) theory, its synthesis and contrast with other theories and models, and its applications in diverse settings. The book starts with an overview of the history, components, and outcomes of PTG. Next, chapters review quantitative, qualitative, and cross-cultural research on PTG, including in relation to cognitive function, identity formation, cross-national and gender differences, and similarities and differences between adults and children. The final section shows readers how to facilitate optimal outcomes with PTG at the level of the individual, the group, the community, and society.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781138675018
ISBN-10: 1138675016
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-May-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard G. Tedeschi

Richard G. Tedeschi, PhD, is a professor of psychological science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he conducts research on posttraumatic growth and serves as core faculty for the health psychology doctoral program. Jane Shakespeare-Finch, PhD, is a professor in psychology and counseling at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, and president of the Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Dr. Shakespeare-Finch has conducted PTG research for 20 years and published widely. Kanako Taku, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Oakland University in Michigan. She has conducted PTG research cross-culturally and authored articles and books in English and Japanese. Lawrence G. Calhoun, PhD, is a professor emeritus of psychological science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Along with Dr. Tedeschi, he is one of the pioneers in research and applications of posttraumatic growth

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