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International Handbook of Psychological Well-being in Children and Adolescents : Bridging the Gaps

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This handbook addresses universal developmental and cultural factors contributing to child and adolescent mental health and well-being across the globe. It examines sociocultural contexts of development and identifies children's and adolescents' perspectives as critical to understanding and promoting their psychological well-being. It details the Promoting Psychological Well-Being Globally project’s methodology for data collection and analysis, provides cross-cultural analyses of its findings, and offers a practical model for clinicians and other professionals seeking to apply this knowledge to real-life settings.

Featured topics include:

  • Sexual health, gender roles, and psychological well-being in India.
  • Psychological well-being as a new educational boundary in Italy.
  • Mapping psychological well-being in Romania.
  • Youth perspectives on contributing factors to psychological well-being in Sri Lanka.
  • Culturally specific resilience and vulnerability in Tanzania.
  • Longing for a balanced life – the voices of Chinese-American/immigrant youth in the United States.

The International Handbook of Psychological Well-Being in Children and Adolescents: Bridging the Gaps Between Theory, Research, and Practice is an invaluable resources for researchers, clinicians, scientist-practitioners, and graduate students in child and school psychology, social work, public health, positive psychology, educational policy and politics, and maternal and child health.

Genre: Psychology, Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: April 19, 2017
TCIN: 51996216
UPC: 9781493968183
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-2708

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