13. Problems and resilience

Teenagers 60 of teen girls in westernized countries

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Unformatted text preview: ntion to g et friends to follow" suicides can come in clusters Eating Disorders • Anorexia Nervosa • Bulimia Nervosa • Binge Eating Disorder • Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder Given what you know about adolescence, why would eating disorders typically start in adolescence? Teenagers • 60% of teen girls in westernized countries are on a diet at any given time. • Preteen girls report they are more afraid of Fat than Cancer. • 45% of girls who are smoking cigarettes are smoking as a form of weight control. • 60% of teen girls report feeling fat despite being normal weight. s ocial, peer, family, p erfectionist, s traight a's, driven, p ressure, accessibility to this abuse, easy - just d ont eat, dont feel as wrong as drugs or alcohol Resilience: Protective Factors • Most adolescents who grow up in high-risk environments exhibit resilience. • Protective Factors that promote resilience: 1. High intelligence 2. Parenting that balances warmth and control 3. Having strong religious faith 4. Having a caring adult “mentor” outside the family Resiliency Factors • Individual factors (e.g., sense of self-efficacy) • Family factors (e.g., parental warmth) • Peer factors (e.g., good quality friendship) • School factors (e.g., sense of school belonging) • Social/Community factors (e.g., connection to significant adult) • Social-cultural factors (e.g., historical events that promote resiliency) supportive, strong v alues, community, family, correlational d ata, balance of control, authorative figure, not o ver control A Resilient Child... DR. BE’S CONTACT INFO • is good natured; has affectionate disposition (resilient temperament) • has the capacity to enact behaviors that accomplish desired outcomes • has nondistressing habits during infancy • dbeckellsworth@gmail.com • has positive social orientation and activity level has a sense of self-efficacy; has sense of control over fate Savor Podcast has accurate processing of interpersonal cues • • communicates effectively • • has good means-end problem-solving skills • is effective in work, play and love • has an ability to evaluate alternative actions from instrumental and affective perspectives • asks for help; is assertive has sense of personal worthiness; high self-esteem A Resilient Child... • is above average in social • has good problem-solving and • has ability to have close • has future orientation (plans for • has healthy expectations and • has trust and hope intelligence relationships needs • uses talents to personal advantage • delays gratification • has internal locus of control • is flexible • has desire to improve • has interpersonal sensitivity decision-making abilities the future) • exhibits and manages a range of emotions • has a sense of humor • has relationship with caring adult • has informal support network with friends and family • engages in activities and hobbies My attempt at a blog: atherapistsperspective.blogspot.com Teaching in the Spring and Summer 2014...
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