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Author Werner, Emmy E.

Title Overcoming the odds : high risk children from birth to adulthood / Emmy E. Werner and Ruth S. Smith.

Publication Info. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1992.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  371.967 W492O    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 280 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [261]-267) and index.
Contents 1: Introduction -- 2: The Context of the Study -- 3: Ordinary People -- 4: The Resilient Children in Adulthood -- 5: Teenage Mothers in Later Years -- 6: Delinquents with and without Records of Adult Crimes -- 7: Mental Health Problems: Troubled Youths Grown Up -- 8: Stressful Events in Childhood and Youth and Adult Adaptation -- 9: Protective Factors and Adult Adaptation -- 10: Summing Up -- Appendix I. Tables 1-28. Figures A1-A4 -- Appendix II. Summary of Data Base: Kauai Longitudinal Study. Summary of Scoring System for Prenatal-Perinatal Complications. Instruments Used in the 31/32-Year Follow-Up. Interview. Questionnaire. Life Event Checklist. Scoring System for Ratings of Adult Adaptation.
Subject Children -- Hawaii -- Kauai -- Longitudinal studies.
Children with social disabilities -- Hawaii -- Kauai -- Longitudinal studies.
Life change events -- Hawaii -- Kauai -- Longitudinal studies.
Added Author Smith, Ruth S., 1923-
Other Form: Online version: Werner, Emmy E. Overcoming the odds. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1992 (OCoLC)645810589
ISBN 0801425840 cloth alkaline paper
9780801425844 cloth alkaline paper
0801480183 paperback
9780801480188 paperback
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