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Positive psychology : the scientific and practical explorations of human strengths / Shane J. Lopez, Gallup, Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti, C.R. Snyder

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, ©2011.Edition: 3rd EdDescription: xxvi, 571 pages ; 23 cmISBN:
  • 9781452276434
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 150.198 23 LOP
Contents:
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.
Other editions: Revision of:: Snyder, C. R. Positive psychology
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General Books General Books CUTN Central Library Philosophy & psychology Non-fiction 150.198 LOP (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 32543

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.

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