The missing element: Hope

Bianco, Silvia
August 1993
Total Health;Aug93, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p44
Presents the encouragement of hope in children. Belief in life's possibilities; Parents as role models; Loss of meaning and impact due to overuse; Attraction to human frailties; Environment of children; Legislation to ensure children's basic needs; Determination to resolve problems; Development of self-esteem; Ways to encourage hope; Power in controlling destiny.


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