9780761926122

Family Stress : Classic and Contemporary Readings

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  • ISBN13:

    9780761926122

  • ISBN10:

    0761926127

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-08-20
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

Why do some families rebound from stress with seeming ease while others seem to struggle? This anthology, comprised of 23 major articles from the family stress literature, addresses questions surrounding the increasingly diverse and complex family situations of stress and crisis. This volume provides the family stress community with an accessible, coherent compilation of writings by past, present and emerging family stress scholars. The reader includes classic and current writings from multi-disciplinary streams of work in family social science, social work, nursing, family sociology, family therapy, and family psychology.Recommended for upper-division undergraduate and master's students in departments of or courses related to Sociology, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Family Studies. Also suggested for professionals and practitioners working with families in social work, nursing, family therapy and family psychology settings.

Table of Contents

Preface viii
PART 1: WHAT IS NEW IN FAMILY STRESS THEORY AND RESEARCH? 1(120)
Family Sense of Coherence and Family Adaptation
3(16)
Aaron Antonovsky
Talma Sourani
Evolving the Biobehavioral Family Model: The Fit of Attachment
19(22)
Beatrice L. Wood
Kendra B. Klebba
Bruce D. Miller
Stress, Competence, and Development: Continuities in the Study of Schizophrenic Adults, Children Vulnerable to Psychopathology, and the Search for Stress-Resistant Children
41(16)
Norman Garmezy
Toward a Definition of Family Resilience: Integrating Life-Span and Family Perspectives
57(14)
Dale R. Hawley
Laura DeHaan
Stress Levels, Family Help Patterns, and Religiosity in Middle- and Working-Class African American Single Mothers
71(17)
Harriette Pipes McAdoo
Spiritual Thoughts, Coping, and `Sense of Coherence' in Brain Tumour Patients and Their Spouses
88(9)
Susan Strang
Peter Strang
Suffering and Spirituality: The Soul of Clinical Work With Families
97(8)
Lorraine M. Wright
Levels of Meaning in Family Stress Theory
105(16)
Joan M. Patterson
Ann W. Garwick
PART 2: MODELS AND THEORIES 121(54)
The Double ABCX Model of Family Stress and Adaptation: An Empirical Test by Analysis of Structural Equations With Latent Variables
123(19)
Yoav Lavee
Hamilton I. McCubbin
Joan M. Patterson
Family Stress: Integrating Theory and Measurement
142(16)
Stevan E. Hobfoll
Charles D. Spielberger
Primacy of Perception in Family Stress Theory and Measurement
158(8)
Pauline Boss
Stress, Change, and Families: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations
166(5)
Anne E. Kazak
Process of Family Stress: A Response to Boss (1992) and Kazak (1992)
171(4)
Stevan E. Hobfoll
Charles D. Spielberger
PART 3: DEFINITIONS: A GUIDE TO FAMILY STRESS THEORY 175(16)
Generic Features of Families Under Stress
177(14)
Reuben Hill
PART 4: BOUNDARY AMBIGUITY: A RISK FACTOR IN FAMILY STRESS MANAGEMENT 191(22)
Normative Family Stress: Family Boundary Changes Across the Life-Span
193(8)
Pauline G. Boss
Family Boundary Ambiguity Predicts Alzheimer's Outcomes
201(12)
Wayne Caron
Pauline Boss
James Mortimer
PART 5: THE LINK BETWEEN AMBIGUITY AND AMBIVALENCE IN FAMILY STRESS THEORY 213(34)
Intergenerational Ambivalence: A New Approach to the Study of Parent-Child Relations in Later Life
215(15)
Kurt Luescher
Karl Pillemer
Adult Children of Fathers Missing in Action (MIA): An Examination of Emotional Distress, Grief, and Family Hardiness
230(17)
Cathy L. Campbell
Alice S. Demi
PART 6: FAMILY VALUES AND BELIEF SYSTEMS: INFLUENCES ON FAMILY STRESS MANAGEMENT 247(18)
Psychological Distress Among the Cree of James Bay
249(16)
Laurence J. Kirmayer
Lucy J. Boothroyd
Adrian Tanner
Naomi Adelson
Elizabeth Robinson
PART 7: THE FAMILY'S EXTERNAL CONTEXT 265(56)
The Cultural Genogram: Key to Training Culturally Competent Family Therapists
267(10)
Kenneth V. Hardy
Tracey A. Laszloffy
Racial Discrimination as a Moderator of the Links Among Stress, Maternal Psychological Functioning, and Family Relationships
277(15)
Velma McBride Murry
P. Adama Brown
Gene H. Brody
Carolyn E. Cutrona
Ronald L. Simons
Couple Resilience to Economic Pressure
292(29)
Rand D. Conger
Martha A. Rueter
Glen H. Elder, Jr.
PART 8: SUMMARY AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS 321(22)
The Family's Conception of Accountability and Competence: A New Approach to the Conceptualization and Assessment of Family Stress
323(20)
David Reiss
Mary Ellen Oliveri
Index 343(10)
About the Editor 353(2)
About the Contributors 355

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