By Raymond Montemayor, Gerald R. Adams, Thomas P. Gullotta

This e-book summarizes and integrates thought and learn on teens from a range of ethnic, monetary, and geographic contexts. The publication goals to offer a extra balanced photograph of those understudied and misunderstood youth by way of concentrating on optimistic, fit improvement.

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These qualities often h a v e b e e n p o s i t e d as h a v i n g s o u r c e s early in d e v e l o p m e n t a n d often i n c l u d e factors s u c h as t e m p e r a m e n t or genetic v u l n e r a bilities. T h e y are t h e o r i z e d to increase t h e chances t h a t p r o x i m a l or later risks, s u c h as h a r s h p a r e n t i n g or a p o o r school e n v i r o n m e n t , will i m p a i r d e v e l o p m e n t . Resilience h a s b e e n defined as o v e r c o m i n g t h e o d d s of risk effects, t h e e m p l o y m e n t of successful c o p i n g in t h e face of stress, or recove r y from p a s t t r a u m a (Masten, Best, & G a r m e z y , 1990).

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