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A life worth living : contributions to positive psychology

Author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi; Isabella Selega Csikszentmihalyi
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Series in positive psychology.
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"A Life Worth Living brings together the latest historical, philosophical, and empirical perspectives on what matters for personal happiness and well-being and demonstrates that subjective experience can be studied scientifically and measured accurately."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Life worth living.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005027911
(OCoLC)61724430
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi; Isabella Selega Csikszentmihalyi
ISBN: 9780198039273 0198039271 128084499X 9781280844997 1429402873 9781429402873 9786610844999 6610844992
OCLC Number: 71794617
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 253 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Positive psychology traditions in classical European psychology / Csaba Pléh --
The Values in Action (VIA) classification of strengths / Christopher Peterson --
Positive personality development : approaching personal autonomy / Dmitry Leontiev --
Spirituality : recent progress / Robert A. Emmons --
The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions / Barbara L. Fredrickson --
Benefits of emotional intelligence / Daisy D. Grewal and Peter Salovey --
Strategies for achieving well-being / Jane Henry --
Adaptive resources in later life : tenacious goal pursuit and flexible goal adjustment / Jochen Brandtstädter --
The impact of subjective experience on the quality of life : a central issue for health professionals / Antonella Delle Fave --
What works makes you happy : the role of personal goals in life-span development / Jari-Erik Nurmi and Katariina Salmela-Aro --
Materialism and its alternatives / Tim Kasser --
Getting older, getting better? recent psychological evidence / Kennon Sheldon --
Afterword: breaking the 65 percent barrier / Martin E.P. Seligman.
Series Title: Series in positive psychology.
Responsibility: edited by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Isabella Selega Csikszentmihalyi.
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