Positive psychology : the scientific and practical explorations of human strengths / Shane J. Lopez, Gallup, Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti, C.R. SnyderMaterial type: TextLanguage: English Publication details: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, ©2011.Edition: 3rd EdDescription: xxvi, 571 pages ; 23 cmISBN:
- 150.198 23 LOP
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Welcome to positive psychology -- Eastern and western perspectives on positive psychology : how me + we = us might bridge the gap -- Classifications and measures of strengths and positive outcomes -- The role of culture in developing strengths and living well -- Living well at every stage of life -- The principles of pleasure: understanding positive affect, positive emotions, happiness, and well-being -- Making the most of emotional experiences : emotion-focused coping, emotional intelligence, socioemotional selectivity, and emotional storytelling -- Seeing our futures through self-efficacy, optimism, and hope -- Wisdom and courage : characteristics of the wise and the brave -- Mindfulness, flow, and spirituality : in search of optimal experiences -- Empathy and egotism : portals to altruism, gratitude, and forgiveness -- Attachment, love, and flourishing relationships -- Balanced conceptualizations of mental health and behavior -- Preventing the bad and promoting the good -- Positive schooling and good work : the psychology of gainful employment and the education that gets us there -- The future of positive psychology : a conversation with between the authors.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.