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Conceptualizations And Types Of Stress, Stress Across Development, Interactions Between Stress And Development, Protective And Risk Factors

Children are confronted with many challenges throughout their childhood. What types of challenges do children encounter at various ages? How do stressful experiences influence their psychological and physical health? How do children's personal qualities and their environments affect how they react to these challenges? These are all questions that psychologists have been trying to answer to learn more about the causes and consequences of stress in children's lives and to develop programs that help children cope with stress.

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Social Issues ReferenceChild Development Reference - Vol 7