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Springer Series on Stress and Coping

Coping with Life Crises

An Integrated Approach

Editors: Moos, Rudolf (Ed.)

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This book examines new developments in the area of human competence and coping behavior. It sets forth a conceptual framework that considers the interplay between environmental contexts and personal resources and their impact on how indi­ viduals cope with life transitions and crises. The selections cover the tasks confronted in varied life crises and describe the coping strategies employed in managing them. The material identifies the long-term effects of such life events as divorce and bereave­ ment as well as the way in which these stressors can promote personal growth and maturity. The book contains a broad selec­ tion of recent literature on coping and adaptation, integrative commentaries that provide the background for each of the areas as well as conceptual linkages among them, and an introductory overview that presents a general perspective on human compe­ tence and coping. Illustrative case examples are included. The first part of the book is organized chronologically ac­ cording to developmental life transitions confronted by many people-from the childhood years through adolescence, career choice and parenthood, divorce and remarriage, middle age and retirement, and death and bereavement. The second part covers unusual life crises and other hazards that typically involve ex­ treme stress such as man-made and natural disasters and terrorism. The book highlights effective coping behavior among healthy individuals rather than psychological breakdown and psychiatric symptoms. The emphasis is on successful adaptation, the ability to cope with life transitions and crises, and the process by which such ix x PREFACf. ".

Table of contents (29 chapters)

  • Life Transitions and Crises

    Moos, Rudolf H. (et al.)

    Pages 3-28

  • Children of Divorce

    Wallerstein, Judith S.

    Pages 35-48

  • Children’s Bereavement Reactions Following Death of the Father

    Elizur, Esther (et al.)

    Pages 49-58

  • Growing Up a Little Faster

    Weiss, Robert S.

    Pages 65-73

  • Adolescents’ Grief Reactions and Self-Concept Perceptions Following Sibling Death

    Balk, David

    Pages 75-86

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eBook $129.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-4684-7021-5
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $259.00
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  • ISBN 978-0-306-42133-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $169.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-306-42144-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Coping with Life Crises
Book Subtitle
An Integrated Approach
Editors
  • Rudolf Moos
Series Title
Springer Series on Stress and Coping
Copyright
1986
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Plenum Press, New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4684-7021-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4684-7021-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-306-42133-4
Softcover ISBN
978-0-306-42144-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 424
Topics