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Journeys from Childhood to Midlife Risk, Resilience, and Recovery

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ISBN-10: 0801487382

ISBN-13: 9780801487385

Edition: 2001

Authors: Emmy E. Werner, Ruth S. Smith

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Journeys from Childhood to Midlife highlights key turning points in the third and fourth decades of life. The authors suggest that more women than men are able to surmount the vicissitudes of life and ponder on the policy implications of this idea.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 7/17/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

List of Tables
List of Figures
Introductionp. 1
The Context of the Studyp. 16
Studying Lives over Timep. 25
Forty Somethingp. 38
Pathways of Resilience From Childhood to Midlifep. 56
Teenage Mothers: From High-Risk Pregnancy to Successful Midlife Adaptationp. 80
Troubled Teenagers: Roads to Recovery in Adulthoodp. 102
Life Trajectories of Delinquent Youthsp. 119
Coping with Learning Disabilitiesp. 132
Risk Factors and Protective Factors: What Matters over Time?p. 141
Paths to Successful Adult Adaptationp. 160
Lessons from the Journey to Midlifep. 165
App. I: Tables 1-29, Figures A1-A2p. 187
Summary of Scoring System for Pre/Perinatal Complicationsp. 212
Dimensions of Psychological Well-Beingp. 213
Scoring System for Ratings of Adult Adaptationp. 214
Referencesp. 217
Indexp. 227
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