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Editors: Lee, Annette V.
Book Description:
If there is a single challenge a person faces in every stage of life from birth to death, it is the necessity of coping with life’s exigencies. These often include health problems, social stress, and perceived difficulties. The ability to deal with these issues defines an individual to a large extent and can accelerate or brake one’s development in the multitude of mental and physical pathways intrinsic to life. Coping behaviors include talking out a problem, crying, laughing, relaxation, ignoring the problem, praying, looking for the positive aspects of a situation, assuming everything is terrible, taking medication, hoping a problem will go away, attacking the problem with willpower, cognitive therapy etc. This new book examines new research which will shed light on coping behaviors in a vast array of situations.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 -“Facing the System” - Parents of Seriously Disabled Children and the Helping Agencies; pp. 1-16
(Berit Støre Brinchmann, Bodø Regional University, Norway);

Chapter 2 - Planning the Management of Parental Care; pp. 17-40 (Margaret England, University of Windsor);

Chapter 3 - Conflict Goals Associated with Adolescent Perceptions of Relationship Expectation Violations during Conflicts with Same-Sex Friends; pp. 41-63
(H. Durell Johnson, Pennsylvania State University);

Chapter 4 - Adaptive Movement Strategies of the Central Nervous System under Psychological Stress; pp. 65-85
(Takahiro Higuchi et al, Tokyo Metropolitan University);

Chapter 5 - A Rasch Measurement of Academic Coping at a University; pp. 87-104
(Russell F. Waugh, The University of Western Australia);

Chapter 6 - The Psychology of Coping: Turning Adversity to Advantage; pp. 105-131
(A.J.W. Taylor, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand);

Chapter 7 - Coping with the Health Impacts of a Petrochemical Refinery in Oakville, Ontario: The Need for Addressing Residents’ Multiple Layers fo Psychosocial Concerns; pp. 133-157
(Isaac N. Luginaah, University of Windsor);

Chapter 8 - Attachment and Coping; pp. 159-185
(Silke Schmidt, University Hospital of Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany);

Chapter 9 - Leisure as a Coping Mechanism; pp. 187-199
(Jacqueline Specht, The University of Western Ontario);


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2005
   ISBN: 978-1-59454-283-1
   Status: AV
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AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
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EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
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