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9%OFFEmmy E. Werner - Overcoming the Odds: High Risk Children from Birth to Adulthood - 9780801480188 - V9780801480188
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Overcoming the Odds: High Risk Children from Birth to Adulthood

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Description for Overcoming the Odds: High Risk Children from Birth to Adulthood Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, 24. BIC Classification: JFF; JFSP1; JMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 157 x 230 x 27. Weight in Grams: 418.

Overcoming the Odds looks closely at the lives of an ethnically diverse group of 505 men and women who were born in 1955 on the Hawaiian island of Kauai and who have been monitored from the prenatal period through early adulthood by psychologists, pediatricians, public health professionals, and social workers. Werner and Smith trace the impact of a variety of biological and psycho-social risk factors and stressful events on the development of these individuals, most of whose parents did not graduate from high school and worked as semiskilled or unskilled laborers.

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
Ithaca, United States
ISBN
9780801480188
SKU
V9780801480188
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About Emmy E. Werner
A developmental psychologist, Emmy E. Werner is Research Professor (Human Development) at the University of California, Davis. Ruth S. Smith is a licensed clinical psychologist on the island of Kauai. Werner and Smith are the coauthors of several books based on the Kauai study, including Vulnerable but Invincible.

Reviews for Overcoming the Odds: High Risk Children from Birth to Adulthood
Overcoming the Odds is of interest to researchers, as it documents the ways in which the study itself has grown over time. It is also of great value to educators, counselors, and administrators who take interest in the ways that the subjects of this study have overcome difficulties as children to lead healthy and productive adult lives.
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