By Dr. Vern L. Bengtson PhD
During this quantity extraordinary students discover and follow the theoretical types of continuity and discontinuity to their study in grownup improvement. The chapters handle the various ways that continuity is plagued by switch over the existence direction, in addition to how participants negotiate and hold the most important continuities by means of adaptive swap. subject matters comprise grownup existence crises, disorder, sibling relationships, and gender identification. every one bankruptcy is by means of an insightful remark. This ebook is a tribute to Bernice L. Neugarten for her contributions to the sector of grownup improvement, which include the idea that of continuities. individuals comprise W. Andrew Achenbaum, Robert H. Binstock, James Birren, Bertram J. Cohler, Margaret Hellie Huyck, Boaz Kahana, Eva Kahana, Sheldon S. Tobin, Lillian E. Troll, Steven H. Zarit, and others.
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1) is based on 10 principles: 1. Normative stressors of late life serve as major challenges to outcomes of successful aging. 2. 1, Path 1). 3. Older people can engage in proactive behavioral adaptations to ensure that normative challenges of aging are met. 4. Proactive adaptations occur even prior to the onset of stress and serve preventive functions. 5. Preventive functions are accomplished (a) by delaying or minimizing stress (Path 2), or (b) by enhancing external resources (Path 3). 6. Proactive corrective behaviors are activated to solve problems in response to stressors.
It is important to study the meanings which adults provide for changes taking place in their life in order to understand the significance of particular life changes to continued adjustment. Gutmann's report shows the importance of understanding the subjective experience of both expectable and unexpected, generally adverse changes for oneself and other family members in order to understand the significance of the 16 Continuities and Discontinuities in Aging timing of particular episodes of disorder taking place across the second half of life.
However, we anticipate that social and cultural factors may facilitate or place constraints on the expression and effectiveness of proactive adaptations for reducing stress and for enhancing external resources. Social structural variables and cultural influences may also modify the impact of stresses on diverse outcomes and affect the role that buffers play. Demographic influences and other social structural features are built into the model indirectly, as they are likely to affect every element of the model but represent relatively immutable influences in a successful aging paradigm.