ERIC Number: ED429666
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Publication Date: 1997
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Adolescent Coping: Theoretical and Research Perspectives. Adolescence and Society Series.
Defining coping as the cognitive and behavioral strategies used to deal with the demands of everyday living, this book explores the research on how young people manage a range of life problems. Following an introduction discussing the particular aspects of adolescent coping behavior, motivation, and attitudes, the book is divided into eleven chapters: (1) "Adolescence: Stresses and Concerns"; (2) "What Is Coping?"; (3) "The Measure of Coping"; (4) "The Correlates of Coping: What Difference Does Temperament, Age or Self-Concept Make?"; (5) "So Boys and Girls Do It Differently: Gender and Coping"; (6) "Coping in the Family"; (7) "Social Support-The Upside and Downside"; (8) "Coping with Depression and Developing Resilience"; (9) "Who Are the Gifted and How Do They Cope?"; (10)"Learning to Cope"; and (11) "Where To From Here?" Contains 437 references. (AMC)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Behavior, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Attitude Change, Coping, Depression (Psychology), Emotional Adjustment, Emotional Development, Family Attitudes, Peer Influence, Personality Change, Personality Development, Perspective Taking, Resilience (Personality), Self Actualization, Self Concept, Sex Differences, Social Cognition, Social Development, Social Support Groups, Stress Management, Stress Variables, Suicide
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