Beyond Coping: Meeting Goals, Visions, and Challenges (Psychology)

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9780198508144: Beyond Coping: Meeting Goals, Visions, and Challenges (Psychology)

The search for effective ways to combat depression has resulted in a significant shift in psychological approach to a more positive orientation that emphasizes health and well-being. This volume provides a synthesis of different but compatible theoretical models that have been developed in the field of stress and coping and provides a way forward beyond the traditional paradigms. Written to be accessible to students and researchers in social, educational, and health psychology, this will be a valuable and important addition to the field.

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Erica Frydenberg - Editor, currently Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the University of Melbourne. Dr Frydenberg has previously held positions at the Prahran School Support Centre, working for the Minstry of Education and held various guidance officer positions within the Department of Education. She has published widely in journals and been involved in eight different publications concerned with child and adolescent coping, as Author, Editor and contributor as well as designing course manuals She has been actively involved on course advisory committees, committees and groups for the Trust for Young Australians, and for the Australian Psychological Society and her primary field of interest is how young and adolescent people cope with stress.

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"[P]rovide a good sense of where the post-Lazarus and Folkman study of stress and coping is heading. ... valuable for collections that focus on social, health, clinical, or educational psychology."--Choice


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