International Handbook of Psychological Well-Being in Children and Adolescents

Bridging the Gaps Between Theory, Research, and Practice

  • Bonnie Kaul Nastasi
  • Amanda P. Borja

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Bonnie K. Nastasi, Amanda P. Borja
    Pages 1-12
  3. Patricia Sánchez Lizardi, Júlio César Carregari
    Pages 33-49
  4. Chryse Hatzichristou, Philia Issari, Theodora Yfanti
    Pages 61-77
  5. Emiliya Adelson, Bonnie K. Nastasi, Shubhada Maitra, Divya Ballal, Latha Rajan
    Pages 79-96
  6. Catherine Perkins, Laura Wood, Kris Varjas, Gina Vanegas
    Pages 115-135
  7. Mariny León, Amanda Clinton
    Pages 137-149
  8. Valeria Negovan, Vlad Petre Glăveanu, Elena Stănculescu
    Pages 151-170
  9. Irina Chaus, Inna Matasova, Mariia Shatalina
    Pages 171-182
  10. Olga Orosova, Beata Gajdosova, Anna Janovska
    Pages 183-199
  11. Robin Spencer Peterson, Martha Jane Giles
    Pages 221-246
  12. Patrick B. Bell, Jorge M. Verlenden, Allisyn L. Swift, Heather L. Henderson, Bonnie K. Nastasi
    Pages 271-290
  13. Amanda P. Borja, Bonnie K. Nastasi, Emiliya Adelson, Zainab J. Siddiqui
    Pages 291-309
  14. Bonnie K. Nastasi, Amanda P. Borja
    Pages 323-330

About this book

Introduction

This handbook addresses universal developmental and cultural factors contributing to child and adolescent mental health and well-being across the globe. It examines sociocultural contexts of development and identifies children's and adolescents' perspectives as critical to understanding and promoting their psychological well-being. It details the Promoting Psychological Well-Being Globally project’s methodology for data collection and analysis, provides cross-cultural analyses of its findings, and offers a practical model for clinicians and other professionals seeking to apply this knowledge to real-life settings.

Featured topics include:

  • Sexual health, gender roles, and psychological well-being  in India.
  • Psychological well-being as a new educational boundary in Italy.
  • Mapping psychological well-being in Romania.
  • Youth perspectives on contributing factors to psychological well-being in Sri Lanka.
  • Culturally specif
ic resilience and vulnerability in Tanzania.
  • Longing for a balanced life – the voices of Chinese-American/immigrant youth in the United States.
  • The International Handbook of Psychological Well-Being in Children and Adolescents: Bridging the Gaps Between Theory, Research, and Practice is an invaluable resources for researchers, clinicians, scientist-practitioners, and graduate students in child and school psychology, social work, public health, positive psychology, educational policy and politics, and maternal and child health.

    Keywords

    Child and adolescent well-being in Brazil Child and adolescent well-being in Chandigarh, India Child and adolescent well-being in Estonia Child and adolescent well-being in Greece Child and adolescent well-being in Italy Child and adolescent well-being in Mexico Child and adolescent well-being in Mumbai, India Child and adolescent well-being in Puerto Rico Child and adolescent well-being in Romania Child and adolescent well-being in Russia (Samara) Child and adolescent well-being in Slovakia Child and adolescent well-being in Sri Lanka Child and adolescent well-being in Tanzania, East Africa Child well-being among African Americans in New Orleans Child well-being among Chinese Americans in Boston International School Psychology Association International child rights Psychological well-being in children and adolescents UN Convention on the Rights of Children World Health Organization and children’s rights

    Editors and affiliations

    • Bonnie Kaul Nastasi
      • 1
    • Amanda P. Borja
      • 2
    1. 1.Dept. PsychologyTulane UniversityNew OrleansUSA
    2. 2.Dept. PsychologyTulane UniversityNew OrleansUSA

    Bibliographic information

    • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-2833-0
    • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016
    • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
    • eBook Packages Behavioral Science and Psychology
    • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-2832-3
    • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-2833-0
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