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Human strengths and resilience : developmental, cross-cultural, and international perspectives / edited by Grant J. Rich and Skultip (Jill) Sirikantraporn ; foreword by Chris E. Stout.

Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018]
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xxv, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Resilience (Personality trait).
Positive psychology.
Life skills.
Conduct of life.
Language:
Text in English.
Summary:
Human Strengths and Resilience is intended to serve as a bridge between these two rapidly expanding disciplines by focusing on the critical issue of human strengths and resilience in cross-cultural and international perspective. To achieve these ambitious goals the editors have assembled an international group of leading contributors who, taken together, have taught, counseled, consulted, and conducted research in all regions of the world, including North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Pacific Region, Latin America, the Caribbean Region, and the Middle East. Chapters focus on posttraumatic growth and resilience in such nations as Cambodia, Haiti, India, Syria, Armenia, Sierra Leone, Taiwan, Guatemala, and South Africa.
Contents:
Introduction: Human Strengths and Resilience: Developmental, Cross-Cultural, and International Perspectives / Grant Rich and Skultip (Jill) Sirikantraporn
Chapter 1: The Concept of Posttraumatic Growth in a Sample of Undergraduates from India: A Mixed Methods Study / Skultip (Jill) Sirikantraporn, Grant J. Rich, and Julie Badaracco
Chapter 2: The Concept of Posttraumatic Growth in an Adult Sample from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti: A Mixed Methods Study / Grant Rich, Skultip (Jill) Sirikantraporn, and Wismick Jean-Charles
Chapter 3: The Concept of Posttraumatic Growth in a Cambodian Sample: A Grounded Theory Study / Skultip (Jill) Sirikantraporn, Grant J. Rich, and Nashaw Jafari
Chapter 4: Resilience in Guatemala: Contextual Overview with Future Perspectives / Tannia de Castaeda and Mara del Pilar Grazioso
Chapter 5: Resilience in Taiwan: The Shaping Forces of Confucian Cultural Context and Beliefs about Adversity / Ching-Yu (Soar) Huang
Chapter 6: The Resilience Processes of South African Adolescent Girls with Histories of Sexual Abuse / Sadiyya Haffejee and Linda Theron
Chapter 7: Resilience and Strengths in Syrian Refugees / Naji Abi-Hashem
Chapter 8: Meaningfulworld Trauma Outreach and Prevention Across Cultures: Utilizing the 7-Step Integrative Healing Model for Resilience and Meaning-Making / Ani Kalayjian and Daria Diakonova-Curtis
Chapter 9: Resilience and Recovery in Natural Disasters and Epidemics: Comparisons, Challenges, and Lessons Learned from Train-the-Trainer Projects / Judy Kuriansky, Alexandra Margevich, Wismick Jean-Charles. and Russell Daisey.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Rich, Grant Jewell, editor.
Sirikantraporn, Skultip (Jill), editor.
Stout, Chris E., author of foreword.
ISBN:
1498554830
9781498554831
OCLC:
1005685261