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Adolescent Health is a survey textbook that includes an overview of existing theories and current research on interventions that address the social morbidities and mortalities of adolescents. Author Lynn Rew examines theories from a variety of professional disciplines that provide frameworks for understanding adolescent health behavior and health outcomes. Each theory is presented in terms of its essential elements, including its origin, a brief background of the theorist’s philosophical paradigm, the purpose and usefulness of the theory, the meaning and scope of the theory, and, when available, empirical referents.
Chapter 5: Theories of Stress and Coping
Theories of Stress and Coping
The concept of stress is familiar to everyone—children, adolescents, and adults alike. In the science of physics, stress is defined as a body's internal resistance to the application of a force that strains that body. Theories of stress and coping offer valuable frameworks for studying how the interaction ...