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Self-esteem across the lifespan : issues and interventions / edited by Mary H. Guindon
New York : Routledge, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF697.5.S46 S447 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Self-esteem
Self-perception
Physical Description xxii, 365 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents What is self-esteem? / Mary H. Guindon -- What do we know about self-esteem interventions? / Mary H. Guindon -- Facilitating self-esteem in elementary school-aged children : a child-centered play therapy approach / Eric J. Green and Amie C. Kolos -- Effects of intrafamilial trauma on the development of self-esteem / Mary C. Burke and Alexandria E. Pilecki -- Children of families affected by a parental mental illness / Elizabeth A. Mellin -- Fostering healthy self-esteem in gifted and talented students / Michelle C. Muratori -- Assessment and treatment of self-esteem in adolescents with ADHD / Gina Richman, Tana Hope and Stephanie Mihalas -- Body image, eating disorders, and self-esteem problems during adolescence / Ann Jacob Smith -- At-risk adolescents : self-esteem, youth violence, and teen pregnancy / David A. Crenshaw and Jennifer Lee -- Promoting the self-esteem of adolescent African American males / Deryl F. Bailey and Mary Bradbury-Bailey -- Self-esteem of African American adolescent girls / Barbara Herlihy and Zarus E.P. Watson -- Young women and self-esteem / Brandon Hunt -- Self-esteem and sexuality : an exploration of differentiation and attachment / Francesca G. Giordano and Lee Covington Rush -- Alcohol and other drug use and self-esteem in young adults / Brandon Hunt and Mary H. Guindon -- Lesbians and gay men at midlife / Joy S. Whitman -- Career development and self-esteem / Spencer G. Niles, Charles Jason Jacob and Lindsey Marie Nichols -- Chronic health issues / Rebecca L. Brickwedde -- Self-esteem and the third phase of life / Lee J. Richmond and Mary H. Guindon -- Asian American elders in U.S. culture / Bryan S.K. Kim and Yong S. Park -- Creativity and self-esteem in later life / Samuel T. Gladding and Beth Martin
Review "As long as clinicians write "increase self-esteem" on treatment plans, without knowing precisely what that means, there is a need for information on the construct of self-esteem and how its many components can have an effect on outcomes. This text defines self-esteem, describes its history and evolution, discusses its controversies, and presents information on intervention strategies that can make a difference when it receives clinical attention. Principles and concepts are applied to various clinical concerns faced by clients in each of the five developmental life stages: childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, midlife, and late life. Book chapters discuss a variety of specific issues - such as child trauma and abuse, ADHD, body image and eating disorders, at-risk adolescents, African American youth, sexuality in young adulthood, alcohol and other drug issues, lesbians and gay men at midlife, career development, intergenerational conflict in Asian Americans, and loss in late life - and offer detailed strategies for the development and enhancement of self-esteem. Also included is an example of an 8-week self-esteem enhancement program."--BOOK JACKET
Alternate Author Guindon, Mary H

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