By Dr. Vern L. Bengtson PhD
During this quantity uncommon students discover and practice the theoretical versions of continuity and discontinuity to their examine in grownup improvement. The chapters handle different ways that continuity is stricken by switch over the existence direction, in addition to how participants negotiate and keep the most important continuities via adaptive switch. subject matters comprise grownup lifestyles crises, affliction, sibling relationships, and gender id. every one bankruptcy is by way of an insightful remark. This booklet is a tribute to Bernice L. Neugarten for her contributions to the sector of grownup improvement, along with the concept that of continuities. participants contain W. Andrew Achenbaum, Robert H. Binstock, James Birren, Bertram J. Cohler, Margaret Hellie Huyck, Boaz Kahana, Eva Kahana, Sheldon S. Tobin, Lillian E. Troll, Steven H. Zarit, and others.
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At least to some extent, his distinction is consistent with findings both from personality study (such as that inspired by Jung's complex formulation of personality, repre- Psychological Immunity: Commentary 15 sented by the Myers-Briggs inventory of psychological types based on Jung's formulations; (Myers Briggs & Myers Briggs, 1980; Thorne & Gough, 1991), and also from work on temperament (Kagan 1980, 1994; Kagan & Moss, 1963; Thomas & Chess, 1977; Thomas, Chess, Birch, Hertzig, & Korn, 1963).
Kahana, B. Kahana, Segall, Riley, & Vosmik, 1986) and our prior work on adaptation of older adults to a wide variety of stresses (B. Kahana, E. Kahana, & Harel, 1989; E. Kahana, B. Kahana, & Young, 1985), we have taken a step toward developing a comprehensive model of successful aging termed preventive and corrective pinactivity (PCP). Our model is proposed as a broad formulation, which may be readily tested in a wide variety of settings. It is offered to expand and further elaborate the more traditional stress paradigm, by consideration of preventive as well as corrective adaptations.
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Adulthood and Aging: Research on Continuities and Discontinuities by Dr. Vern L. Bengtson PhD