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Title Between stress and hope : from a disease-centered to a health-centered perspective / edited by Rebecca Jacoby and Giora Keinan
Published Westport, Conn. ; London : Praeger, 2003


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Description xiv, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Praeger series in health psychology
Praeger series in health psychology.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Illustrations ix -- Series Preface by Barbara Tinsley xi -- Preface xiii -- Acknowledgments xvii -- -- I. THEORETICAL UNDERPINNING OF -- STRESS AND HOPE 1 -- 1. Between Stress and Hope: A Historical Perspective 3 -- Rebecca Jacoby -- 2. Dispositional Optimism as a Moderator of the Impact of -- Health Threats on Coping and Well-Being 27 -- Jenifer L. Culver, Charles S. Carver, and Michael F Scheier -- 3. The Hopeful Ones: A Psychological Inquiry into -- the Positive Mind and Heart 57 -- C. R. Snyder, Laura Yamhure Thompson, Hal S. Shorey, -- and Laura Heinze -- 4. Fact or Artifact: The Relationship of Hope -- to a Caravan of Resources 81 -- Stevan E. Hobfoll, Melissa Briggs-Phillips, and Lisa R. Stines -- 5. The Dominance of Fear over Hope-Can It Be Changed? 105 -- Maria Jarymowicz and Daniel Bar-Tal -- -- -- -- -- 6. Magical Thinking as a Way of Coping with Stress Giora Keinan -- -- II. THREAT AND HOPE IN COPING WITH STRESSFUL LIFE EXPERIENCES -- 7. Hope and Fantasy among Women Coping with Infertility and Its Treatments -- Yael Benyamini -- 8. Hope and Recovery: The Experience of Prisoners of War during the Attrition War -- Amia Lieblich -- 9. Threat and Hope in Coping with Cancer for Health Care Professionals -- Ronna F Jevne and Cheryl L. Nekolaichuk -- 10. Vulnerability and Resilience Intertwined: A Review of -- Research on Holocaust Survivors -- DJov Shmotkin -- 11. African Americans'.Hope and Coping with Racism Stressors -- Virgil H. Adams IfI, Kevin L. Rand, Kristin Kahle, C. R. Snyder, -- Carla Berg, Elisa A. King, and Alicia Rodriguez-Hanley -- 12. From Hopeless Future to Futureless Hope: Temporality -- among the Aged -- Haim Hazan -- -- III. INTERVENTIONS -- 13. Cultivating the Seeds of Hope -- Albert Pesso -- 14. The Neverending Story: A Model for the "Work of Hope" -- Rebecca Jacoby -- -- Index -- About the Editors and Contributors
Summary This volume focuses on the concepts of stress and hope, their psychological and physical outcomes. Past research has focused primarily or exclusively on either stress or hope and its effect on health. This work discusses them side by side and highlights their interrelations. Various theoretical approaches dealing with stress and hope are discussed, and a review of the most recent empirical data is presented. Also included are reports on individuals and groups that have been exposed to various stressful situations, such as racial prejudice, life threatening illness, or imprisonment. The role of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Optimism -- Health aspects.
Hope -- Health aspects.
Clinical health psychology.
Stress (Psychology) -- Health aspects.
Medicine and psychology.
Stress, Psychological.
Adaptation, Psychological.
Psychology, Clinical.
Stress, Psychological.
Adaptation, Psychological.
Psychology, Clinical.
Author Jacoby, Rebecca.
Keinan, Giora.
LC no. 2003042014
ISBN 0275976408 alkaline paper