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Thriving and spirituality among youth : research perspectives and future possibilities

Author: Amy Eva Alberts Warren; Richard M Lerner; Erin Phelps
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012.
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"Thriving and Spirituality Among Youth empirically explores the connections between spirituality and positive youth development through the research of a set of scholars from the wide array of scientific fields including biology, sociology, and theology. This unique handbook shows how to foster positive development during adolescence, including youth contributions to families and communities in civil society. The  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Eva Alberts Warren; Richard M Lerner; Erin Phelps
ISBN: 9780470948309 0470948302
OCLC Number: 682895190
Description: xvi, 367 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Research perspectives and future possibilities in the study of thriving and spirituality : a view of the issues / Amy Eva Alberts Warren, Richard M. Lerner, and Erin Phelps --
Part I. Biological Contexts of Positive Youth Development and Spirituality : --
2. Prefrontal cortical activation during emotion regulation : linking religious/spiritual practices with well-being / Heather L. Urry, Robert W. Roeser, Sara W. Lazar, and Alan P. Poety --
3. Closeness of all kinds : the role of oxytocin and vasopressin in the physiology of spiritual and religious behavior / Elena L. Grigorenko --
4. Positive youth development and age-related changes in cortical thickness during adolescence / Tomás̆ Paul, Gabriel Leonard, Jacqueline V. Lerner, Richard M. Lerner, Michael Perron, G. Bruce Pike, Louis Richer, Roberto Toro, Suzanne Veillette, and Zdenka Pausova --
5. Neural correlates of positive youth development / Sara W. Lazar --
Part II. Individual and Psychological Contexts of Positive Youth Development and Spirituality : --
6. Strengthening human potential for great love-compassion through elaborative development / Amy Eva Alberts Warren --
7. When beliefs fit and when they don't : religious conversion, spirituality, and positive youth development / David Henry Feldman, Mona M. Abo-Zena, Robert W. Roeser, and Amy Eva Alberts Warren --
8. The shared pathways of religious/spiritual engagement and positive youth development / Gabriel S. Spiewal and Lonnie R. Sherrod --
9. Religious adolescents' views of success and spirituality / Jenni Menon Mariano, Robert W. Roeser, Paula Taylor Greathouse, and Sonia S. Issac Koshy --
10. Assessing the relationship between ethnic and religious identity among and between diverse American youth / Aerika S. Brittian and Margaret Beale Spencer --
Part III. Social and Cultural Contexts of Positive Youth Development and Spirituality : --
11. Contributions despite challenges : exploring positive youth development among Muslim American youth / Selcuk R. Sirin, Mona M. Abo-Zena, and Hala Shehadeh --
12. The role of religion and worship communities in the positive development of immigrant youth / Carola Suárez-Orozco, Sukmani Singh, Mona M. Abo-Zena, Dan Du, and Robert W. Roeser --
13. The interplay of self-trancendence and psychological maturity among Israeli college students / Ofra Mayseless and Pninit Russo-Netzer --
14. Belief systems and positive youth development among Chinese and American youth / Wei Zhang, Dan Du, and Shuangju Zhen
Responsibility: edited by Amy Eva Alberts Warren, Richard M. Lerner, Erin Phelps.

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