Handbook of terror management theory / edited by Clay Routledge, Matthew Vess.

  • London, United Kingdom : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, [2019]
  • ©2019
xxi, 628 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • 1. A consideration of three critical hypotheses
  • 2. Proximal and distal terror management defenses: a systematic review and analysis
  • 3. What's death got to do with it? Controversies and alternative theories
  • 4. The method behind the science: a guide to conducting terror management theory research
  • 5. Terror management motivation fuels structure-seeking
  • 6. We supernaturals: terror management and people's ambivalent relationship with nature
  • 7. The curse and the blessing: the self as source of the terror and the primary avenue for managing it
  • 8. Precious time: the role of time and temporal thought in managing death awareness
  • 9. Terror management is for the birds and the bees: an existential perspective on the threat associated with human corporeality
  • 10. An attachment perspective on managing death concerns
  • 11. Terror management theory and religious belief
  • 12. Secular cultural worldviews
  • 13. Terror management theory: a theory of psychological well-being
  • 14. The terror management of meaning and growth: how mortality salience affects growth-oriented processes and the meaningfulness of life
  • 15. Existential neuroscience: a review and brain model of coping with death awareness
  • 16. Physical health under the shadow of mortality: the terror management health model
  • 17. Aging and coping with mortality: understanding attitudes about aging and age-related differences in coping with death
  • 18. Terror management theory and psychological disorder: ineffective anxiety-buffer functioning as a transdiagnostic vulnerability factor for psychopathology
  • 19. The cycle of intergroup conflict: terror management in the face of terrorism and war
  • 20. Consumer culture as worldview defense: a terror management perspective
  • 21. Legal applications of terror management theory
  • 22. Applying terror management theory to art, film, and media: a theoretical and empirical review
  • 23. The terror management underpinnings of risky behavior
  • 24. Meaning-making, communication, and terror management processes.
  • 012811844X
  • 9780128118443
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