Resilient Adults: Overcoming a Cruel Past

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Wiley, Aug 30, 1994 - Psychology - 400 pages
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Offering an approach that focuses on the origins of mental health rather than the beginnings of mental illness, this book outlines how men and women can recognize the resilient traits they possess and foster the strength to overcome tragedy.

An inspiring and invigorating book! I recommAnd it to the courageous women and men who struggle each day to overcome their own cruel pasts, to the therapists who work with them, and to anyone interested in the relationship between adult development and mental health.''--Robert Kegan, Harvard University and the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology

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Contents

The Challenge of Resilience
1
Shibvon and Dan
25
A Developmental Approach
65
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GINA O'CONNELL HIGGINS is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Salem, Massachussets. She is an instructor at Harvard Medical School and a staff psychologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

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