Positive adult development is a subfield of developmental psychology that studies positive development during adulthood. It is one of four major forms of adult developmental study that can be identified, according to Michael Commons; the other three forms are directionless change, stasis, and decline (Commons, 2002).Commons divided positive adult developmental processes into at least six areas. The psychological / cognitive perspective focuses on an individual's "internal developmental processes" in interaction with the environment (Clark & Caffarella, 1999, p. 5). Clark and Caffarella differentiate between sequential models of development and models based on life events or transitions (p. 5). Growth and Change in Adult Life. New.
Adult Life: Developmental Process 4th Edition. by Judith Stevens-Long (Author) › Visit Amazon's Judith Stevens-Long Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Judith Stevens Author: Judith Stevens-Long. Adult development encompasses the changes that occur in biological and psychological domains of human life from the end of adolescence until the end of one's life. These changes may be gradual or rapid, and can reflect positive, negative, or no change from previous levels of functioning.
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The Paperback of the Adult Life: Developmental Processes by Judith Stevens-Long at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35.0 or more! Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: Judith Stevens-Long. Jan 01, 2013 · Specifically, the contributions in this issue focus on the links between personality structures (e.g., traits) and personality processes (e.g., goal pursuit, self--regulation) and emphasize the contributions that intensive repeated measurement approaches can make to the understanding of personality and development across the adult life span.Cited by: 7.