The Encyclopedia of positive psychology [electronic resource] / edited by Shane J. Lopez.

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Book
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English
Εdition
1st ed.
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Malden, MA ; Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
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1 online resource (1125 p.)

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Positive psychology, the pursuit of understanding optimal human functioning, is reshaping the scholarly and public views of how we see the science of psychology. The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology provides a comprehensive and accessible summary of this growing area of scholarship and practice.288 specially commissioned entries written by 150 leading international researchers, educators, and practitioners in positive psychologycovers topics of interest across all social sciences as well as business and industrythe most current, extensive, and accessible treatment of the subject availabletopical primer clarifies basic constructs and processes associated with positive psychologywill be useful to students, teachers, practitioners, businesspeople, and policy makers.
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Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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English
Contents
  • Intro
  • Praise for The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology
  • The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology
  • Title page
  • copyright
  • List of Entries
  • List of Contributors
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • A:
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Academic Achievement
  • Actualizing Tendency
  • Adaptability
  • Admiration
  • Adult Attachment Security
  • Aerobic Activity
  • Aesthetic Appreciation
  • Affective Forecasting
  • Agency
  • Agreeableness
  • Allport, Gordon W.
  • Altruism
  • Amae
  • American Psychological Association
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • Amusement
  • Anticipatory Enthusiasm
  • Appetitive Motivational Systems
  • Applied Positive Psychology
  • Aristotle
  • Attachment Theory
  • Attribution Theory
  • Authentic Happiness
  • Authenticity
  • Autonomy
  • Aversive Motivational Systems
  • Awe
  • B:
  • Balance
  • Bandura, Albert
  • Benefit Finding
  • Biofeedback
  • Broaden-and-Build Theory of Positive Emotions
  • Buddhism
  • C:
  • Calling
  • The Impact of Callings
  • Capitalization
  • Career Development
  • Change (Stages of)
  • Character Education
  • Character Strengths (VIA)
  • Charisma
  • Cheerfulness
  • Chinese Positive Psychology
  • Civic Responsibility and Virtues
  • Civility
  • Clifton Strengths Finder
  • Clifton Youth StrengthsExplorer
  • Clifton, Donald O.
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Close Relationships
  • Coaching Psychology
  • Cognitive Appraisal
  • Collective Self-Esteem
  • Collective Well-Being
  • Collectivism
  • College Student Development
  • Common Factors
  • Compassion
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Confidence
  • Conscientiousness
  • Consciousness
  • Constructivism
  • Contentment
  • Coping
  • Cortisol
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Courage
  • Creativity
  • Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly
  • Cultural Pluralism
  • Cultural Values
  • Culture
  • Curiosity
  • D:
  • Deep Learning
  • Developmental Psychology.
  • Developmental Psychopathology
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
  • Diener, Ed
  • Dopamine
  • E:
  • Effective Parenting
  • Emotional Approach Coping
  • Emotional Asymmetry
  • Emotional Creativity
  • Emotional Development
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotions
  • Empathy
  • Empirically-Supported Interventions
  • Employee Engagement
  • Endorphins
  • Enjoyment
  • Entrepreneurial Behavior
  • Environmental Resources
  • Epigenetics
  • Ethnic Identity
  • Ethnicity
  • Eudaimonia
  • Euphoria
  • European Network for Positive Psychology
  • Evolutionary Psychology
  • Existential Psychology
  • Experience Sampling Method
  • F:
  • Familism
  • Family Functioning
  • Family Quality of Life
  • Fatherhood
  • Five Factor Model
  • Flourishing
  • Flow
  • Folk Wisdom
  • Forgiveness
  • Four-Front Assessment Approach
  • Frankl, Viktor Emil
  • Fredrickson, Barbara
  • Freedom
  • Functional MRI
  • Future Mindedness
  • G:
  • Gallup
  • Gallup World Poll
  • Giftedness
  • Global Well-Being
  • Goals and Goal-Setting Theory
  • Goal Mechanisms
  • Goal Moderators
  • Good Life
  • Gratitude
  • Growth Goals
  • H:
  • Haidt, Jonathan
  • Happiness
  • Hardiness
  • Harmony
  • Health Psychology
  • Heart-Brain Connection
  • Hedonics
  • Heroes
  • Holistic Healing
  • Honesty
  • Hope
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Humility
  • Humor
  • I:
  • Immune System
  • Indigenous Positive Psychology
  • Individualism
  • Innovation
  • Intelligence
  • Intentional Self-Development
  • Intimacy
  • Intuition
  • J:
  • James, William
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Joy
  • Jung, Carl
  • Justice
  • K:
  • Kahneman, Daniel
  • Kindness
  • L:
  • Labeling (Positive Effects)
  • Laughter
  • Leadership
  • Learned Optimism
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Satisfaction
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Lyubomirsky, Sonja
  • M:
  • Marital Happiness
  • Maslow, Abraham
  • Mature Defense Mechanisms
  • Meaning
  • Meditation
  • Mental Health
  • Mental Illness.
  • Mindfulness
  • Moral Development
  • Moral Judgment
  • Motherhood
  • Myers, David G.
  • N:
  • Narrative Identity
  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • Neurobiology
  • Neurofeedback
  • O:
  • Occupational Health Psychology
  • Open Source
  • Open-Mindedness
  • Optimism
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Oxytocin
  • P:
  • Paragons
  • Peace
  • Penn Resiliency Program
  • Perseverance
  • Personal Growth Initiative
  • Personal Growth Initiative in Psychotherapy
  • Personal Responsibility
  • Personality
  • Person-Environment Fit
  • Peterson, Christopher
  • Physical Health
  • Play
  • Pleasure
  • Positive Affectivity
  • Positive Emotions
  • Positive Ethics
  • Positive Experiences
  • Positive Illusions
  • Positive Law and Policy
  • Positive Organizational Behavior
  • Positive Organizational Scholarship
  • Positive Psychology (History)
  • Positive Psychology Network
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Positive Social Media
  • Positive Therapy
  • Positive Youth Development
  • Possible Selves
  • Posttraumatic Growth
  • Prayer
  • Prevention Focus
  • Pride
  • Proactive Coping
  • Problem-Solving Appraisal
  • Promotion Focus
  • Protective Factor
  • Psychological Adjustment
  • Psychological Capital
  • Psychoneuroimmunology
  • Psychopathology
  • Purpose in Life
  • Q:
  • Quality of Life
  • Quality of Life Inventory (QOLI)
  • Quality of Life Therapy and Coaching (QOLTC)
  • R:
  • Rehabilitation Psychology
  • Relaxation
  • Religiousness
  • Resilience
  • Respect
  • Rogers, Carl
  • Romantic Love
  • Ryff, Carol
  • S:
  • Saleebey, Dennis
  • Saving
  • Savoring
  • School Psychology
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Determination
  • Self-Efficacy
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Monitoring
  • Self-Regulation
  • Self-Report Inventory
  • Seligman, Martin
  • Serotonin
  • Smiles
  • Snyder, C. R.
  • Social Cognitive Theory
  • Social Skills
  • Social Support
  • Social Work
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy.
  • Spiritual Well-Being
  • Spirituality
  • Sport Psychology
  • Stanton, Annette
  • Stereotype Threat
  • Stone, Phil
  • Strengths (Gallup)
  • Strengths (Personality)
  • Strengths Coaching
  • Strengths Perspective (Positive Psychology)
  • Strengths Perspective (Social Welfare)
  • Strengths-Based Organization
  • Successful Aging
  • Suffering
  • T:
  • Taylor, Shelley
  • Teaching Positive Psychology
  • Templeton Foundation, John M.
  • Terman, Lewis
  • The Nun Study
  • Transformational Leadership
  • U:
  • Utilitarianism
  • V:
  • Values
  • Vigor
  • Virtue Ethics
  • Virtues
  • Vitality
  • Vocation
  • W:
  • Watson, John B.
  • Well-Being
  • Well-Being Therapy
  • Werner, Emmy
  • Wisdom
  • Wrzesniewski, Amy
  • Name Index
  • Name Index.
ISBN
  • 1-4443-5792-1
  • 1-282-26789-2
  • 1-282-02626-7
  • 1-78034-177-6
  • 9786612267895
  • 9786612026263
  • 1-4051-9705-6
  • 1-4443-0600-6
  • 1-4443-0601-4
OCLC
  • 958544564
  • 1027199626
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