Resilience: A new definition of health for people and communities
Zautra, Alex J., Hall, John Stuart, & Murray, Kate E. (2010) Resilience: A new definition of health for people and communities. In Reich, John W., Zautra, Alex J., & Hall, John Stuart (Eds.) Handbook of adult resilience. The Guildford Press, New York, pp. 3-30.
What enables people to bounce back from stressful experiences? How do certain individuals maintain a sense of purpose and direction over the long term, even in the face of adversity? This is the first book to move beyond childhood and adolescence to explore resilience across the lifespan. Coverage ranges from genetic and physiological factors through personal, family, organizational, and community processes. Contributors examine how resilience contributes to health and well-being across the adult life cycle; why—and what happens when—resilience processes fail; ethnic and cultural dimensions of resilience; and ways to enhance adult resilience, including reviews of exemplary programs.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Health Clinical and Counselling Psychology (170106)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Social and Community Psychology (170113)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 The Guildford Press|
|Deposited On:||15 Sep 2015 23:33|
|Last Modified:||17 Sep 2016 14:45|
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