International Handbook of Psychological Well-Being in Children and Adolescents

5a0aefbcdd8de.jpg Author Amanda P. Borja and Bonnie Kaul Nastasi
Isbn 1493968181
File size 8.25MB
Year 2015
Pages 336
Language English
File format PDF
Category Psychology

Book Description:

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.



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