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Title The psychology of adversity / edited by Robert S. Feldman.
Imprint Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1996.

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Subject Social problems -- Psychological aspects.
Life cycle, Human.
Life change events.
Social Problems -- psychology.
Life Change Events.
Mental Disorders -- etiology.
Mental Disorders -- physiopathology.
Alt Name Feldman, Robert S. (Robert Stephen), 1947-
Description 1 online resource (x, 290 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 0585222959 (electronic bk.)
9780585222950 (electronic bk.)
1558490361 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781558490369 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 44962312
Additional Format Print version: Psychology of adversity. Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1996 1558490361 (DLC) 95046886 (OCoLC)33819924
Table of Contents
1Adversity in the Newborn Infant: Psychological and Physiological Effects of Prenatal Cocaine Exposure / Jerrold S. Meyer, Mark Mirochnick, Deborah A. Frank, Barry S. Zuckerman3
2Functional Encopresis: Treatment and Management / Martin H. Young, Lynn C. Brennan, Robert D. Baker, Susan S. Baker23
3Physical Health Problems in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) / Lynn Tondat Carter, Laura Costa, John K. Conboy45
4Preschool Children with Autism: Current Conceptualizations and Best Practices / Frank R. Robbins, Susan Giordano, Susan Rhoads, Robert S. Feldman63
5Adolescent Suicide: One Response to Adversity / Jill Rierdan91
6Altruism and Aggression in Children and Youth: Origins and Cures / Ervin Staub115
7Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse: Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges / Richard P. Halgin, Jeanine M. Vivona147
8Adversity in the Lives of the Elderly / Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Michelle Jacobo, Maria-Teresa Munoz-Ruiz161
9Biological Factors in Relationship Aggression / Paul Gearan, Alan Rosenbaum183
10Adverse (and Beneficial) Consequences of Impulsive Behavior / Scott J. Dickman199
11Transforming the Psychology of Risk: From Social Perception to the Geography of Communities / Linda Silka219
12Social Class and the Dimensions of Family Support for Education / Richard L. Ochberg, Lance A. Chapman241
13The Role of Gender and Organizational Context in the Experience of Adversity: Sexual Harassment as a Case Example / Charlotte Mandell, Anne Mulvey, Meg A. Bond253
 Notes on Contributors273

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