Stress and the Family: Coping with normative transitions, Volume 1

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Psychology Press, 1983 - Psychology - 296 pages
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First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
 

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Contents

FAMILY TRANSITIONS
5
Boundaries and Ambiguities
26
Stresses and Coping Strategies
54
Push and Pull of Change
74
Strains of Sharing
90
ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS ON THE FAMILY
149
Achieving a Balance
163
The Black Family
178
Family Financial Management
201
Bridging Normative and Catastrophic Family Stress
218
Name Index Volumes I and II
247
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About the author (1983)

LISA MCCUBBIN is an award-winning journalist who has been a television news anchor and reporter, hosted her own radio show, and spent more than five years in the Middle East as a freelance writer. She is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller, The Kennedy Detail. Visit her at www.lisamccubbin.com.

Charles R. Figley (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University) is the Paul Henry Kurzweg, MD Distinguished Chair in Disaster Mental Health at Tulane University and a Professor in the Tulane Graduate School of Social Work. He is also director of the award-winning Traumatology Institute. The Institute was recognized in 2000 as the best program of its kind by the University Continuing Education Association. He is a former Fulbright Fellow and was a Professor in the College of Social Work at Florida State University before moving to Tulane University in July 2008. Dr. Figley is also a psychologist and family therapist and was a Professor of Family Therapy and Psychology at Purdue University (1974-1989). He is founding editor of the Journal of Traumatic Stress and currently editor of the journal Traumatology, published by SAGE Publications. Dr. Figley has written more than 200 scholarly works, including 19 books, most of which have focused on stress, resiliency, and coping. His first book, Stress Disorder Among Vietnam Veterans (1978), focused on combat stress and is credited as helping to establish the modern era of traumatology. In his subsequent books, he has continually expanded his focus to other traumatizing contexts.

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