Salutogenesis: Sense of Coherence in Childhood and Families

Orly Idan, Orna Braun-Lewensohn, Bengt Lindström, Malka Margalit

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In this chapter on salutogenesis and sense of coherence (SOC) in families and children, the authors deal with the contributions of children’s environments to the adjustment of children with typical development, and the development of children with special needs. The authors report on their comprehensive literature review covering 20 years of research and 44 studies from 15 countries, including children from infants and toddlers through preschool to school-aged children up to 12 years of age.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Salutogenesis
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9783030795153
ISBN (Print)9783030795146
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2022


  • Childhood
  • Children
  • Families
  • Life-course
  • Sense of Coherence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (all)
  • Social Sciences (all)


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