Stress and Adversity over the Life Course: Trajectories and by Ian H. Gotlib, Blair Wheaton

By Ian H. Gotlib, Blair Wheaton

This publication makes an attempt to map the effect of early annoying reports on later existence results, learning the trajectories of stressors over the existence path. It examines the ramifications of annoying occasions at key existence direction transition issues, and explores the variety of results for many who have suffered via trauma. eventually, the e-book indicates new tools for examine of rigidity and adversity during the existence direction, the place problems with timing, ordering, and sequencing of stressors are an important.

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22 BLAIR WHEATON & IAN H. GOTLIB in life. Although the most prevalent turning points reported range widely in content, several consistent themes emerge. It is true that major normative or commonly experienced transitions are viewed as turning points. Events such as becoming a parent or moving are often seen in retrospect as a major change in direction in life. But unscheduled and unanticipated events are also mentioned. Interestingly, it is the responses to past stressors, as much as the stressors themselves, that are seen as turning points.

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