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Medical illness and positive life change : can crisis lead to personal transformation? / edited by Crystal L. Park ... [et al.]
1st ed
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  R726.7 .M43 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Sick -- Psychology
Life change events
Clinical health psychology
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Adaptability (Psychology)
Physical Description xv, 261 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Overview of theoretical perspectives / Crystal L. Park -- Assessing positive life change: in search of meticulous methods / Howard Tennen and Glenn Affleck -- Challenges in studying positive change after adversity: illustrations from research on breast cancer / Charles S. Carver, Suzanne C. Lechner, and Michael H. Antoni -- Benefit finding among children and adolescents with diabetes / Vicki S. Helgeson, Lindsey Lopez, and Constance Mennella -- Life span developmental perspectives on stress-related growth / Carolyn M. Aldwin, Michael R. Levenson, and Linda Kelly -- Lessons learned about benefit finding among individuals with cancer or HIV/AIDS / Suzanne C. Lechner and Kathryn E. Weaver -- Illness perceptions and benefit finding among individuals with breast cancer, acoustic neuroma, or heart disease / Keith J. Petrie and Arden Corter -- Positive life change and the social context of illness: an expanded social-cognitive processing model / Stephen J. Lepore and William Kernan -- Biological correlates: how psychological components of benefit finding may lead to physiological benefits / Julienne E. Bower, Elissa Epel, and Judith Tedlie Moskowitz -- Is benefit finding good for individuals with chronic disease? / Sara B. Algoe and Annette L. Stanton -- Enhancing positive adaptation: example intervention during treatment for breast cancer / Michael H. Antoni, Charles S. Carver, and Suzanne C. Lechner -- The clinician as expert companion / Richard G. Tedeschi and Lawrence G. Calhoun
Series Decade of behavior
Alternate Author Park, Crystal L
American Psychological Association

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