Handbook of Stressful Transitions Across the Lifespan

The effects of life stressors and the impact of life transitions occur within the
context of overall lifespan development. In order to understand the meaning of
such potentially disruptive events for the individual, it is important to understand
what ...

Handbook of Stressful Transitions Across the Lifespan

Handbook of Stressful Transitions Across the Lifespan

This volume provides a unique and valuable contribution to our understanding of the impact of stressful life events and mass trauma on the person, the culture and society in the course of the life span. It provides a comprehensive look at our psychological state of affairs at the beginning of the twenty-first century. There are several volumes that address some or most of these areas indivi- ally but this volume is unique in that it has brought together theoreticians, researchers and clinicians who address critical challenges in our lives. But we are now several months into the global financial crisis requiring a transition, not only for the western world but for the third world. How on earth do families in trauma zones – from Sri Lanka to Afghanistan, New Orleans to Gaza – cope with similar declining older relatives, with added traumas and zero medical resources attempt to survive? In news reports, politicians and financiers denying the inevitable and struggling for solutions that cannot be relevant to the new reality that they have yet to discover.

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Handbook of Stressful Transitions Across the Lifespan
Language: en
Pages: 691
Authors: Thomas W. Miller
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-28 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This volume provides a unique and valuable contribution to our understanding of the impact of stressful life events and mass trauma on the person, the culture and society in the course of the life span. It provides a comprehensive look at our psychological state of affairs at the beginning of
Extending the Lifespan
Language: en
Pages: 261
Authors: Klaus Sames, Sebastian Sethe, Alexandra Stolzing
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

This book collects the essays and presentations that were the product of a highly successful international meeting on experimental gerontology, conducted by the German Society for Gerontology and Gerontology in September 2003. In this volume, specialists from a variety of backgrounds address a multitude of issues including: Theories of Aging
Lifespan Development of Human Memory
Language: en
Pages: 299
Authors: Peter Graf (PhD.), Nobuo Ohta
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: MIT Press

An original approach to memory development that views memory as a continuous process of growth and loss over the human lifespan rather than as a series of separate periods. Until recently, the vast majority of memory research used only university students and other young adults as subjects. Although such research
Encyclopedia of Relationships Across the Lifespan
Language: en
Pages: 495
Authors: Jeffrey S. Turner
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

This comprehensive, cross-disciplinary encyclopedia explores the developmental nature of social interactions and is designed for a broad range of readers in college, institutional, and public library settings. Over 500 easy-to-read entries analyze terms, concepts, themes, theories, and policies, as well as current, historical, and multicultural perspectives, and provide over 1,500
The Lifespan Development of Individuals
Language: en
Pages: 526
Authors: David Magnusson, Torgny Greitz
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-10-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Integrates findings from biological and social sciences to form a holistic view of human development.

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