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International Handbook of Psychological Well-Being in Children and Adolescents

Bridging the Gaps Between Theory, Research, and Practice

International Handbook of Psychological Well-Being in Children and Adolescents by Bonnie Kaul Nastasi
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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.

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    Springer New York; September 2015
    348 pages; ISBN 9781493928330
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    Title: International Handbook of Psychological Well-Being in Children and Adolescents
    Author: Bonnie Kaul Nastasi; Amanda P. Borja
     
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