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Posttraumatic Growth

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Description for Posttraumatic Growth Hardcover. This work focuses on the research and theory on personal growth or strengthening that often occurs in persons who have faced traumatic events. It covers perspectives that span literatures in developmental, social, personality, cognitive, and clinical psychology. Editor(s): Tedeschi, Richard G.; Park, Crystal L.; Calhoun, Lawrence G. Series: Personality & Clinical Psychology. Num Pages: 272 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JMH; JMR; JMS; MMJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 161 x 232 x 28. Weight in Grams: 556.
That which does not kill us makes us stronger. (Nietzsche) The phenomenon of positive personal change following devastating events has been recognized since ancient times, but given little attention by contemporary psychologists and psychiatrists, who have tended to focus on the negative consequences of stress. In recent years, evidence from diverse fields has converged to suggest the reality and pervasive importance of the processes the editors sum up as posttraumatic growth. This volume offers the first comprehensive overview of these processes. The authors address a variety of traumas--among them bereavement, ... Read more

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Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc United States
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Richard G. Tedeschi (Edited by) , Crystal L. Park (Edited by) , Lawrence G. Calhoun (Edited by)

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The overview of research strategies, developmental issues, personality variables, characteristics of traumatic events, theoretical approaches, individual and group affects, and comprehensive models is well presented. -READINGS: A Journal of Reviews and Commentary in Mental Health One comes away from this text with a sense of inspiration about directions for possible research. This book can ... Read more

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