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The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of positive psychological interventions

Author: Acacia C Parks; Stephen M Schueller
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley Blackwell, 2014. ©2014
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Collating for the first time a range of techniques in positive psychology, this handbook introduces topics such as courage, empathy and humor, and spans areas as diverse as gratitude & forgiveness. It also explores special considerations such as ethics and motivation, and offers informed conjecture on future directions in research and practice.
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Wiley-Blackwell handbook of positive psychological interventions.
Hoboken : Wiley, 2014
(DLC) 2013051261
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Acacia C Parks; Stephen M Schueller
ISBN: 9781119950561 1119950562 9781118315910 111831591X
OCLC Number: 867001249
Description: xix, 486 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: List of contributors --
Preface --
Established areas of intervention --
Gratitude interventions : a review and future agenda / Tara Lomas, Jeffrey J. Froh, Robert A. Emmons, Anjali Mishra, and Giacomo Bono --
Positive psychological interventions for promoting forgiveness : history, present status, and future prospects / Everett L. Worthington Jr., Nathaniel G. Wade, and William T. Hoyt --
Nurturing the capacity to savor : interventions to enhance the enjoyment of positive experiences / Jennifer L. Smith, Patrick R. Harrison, Jaime L. Kurtz, and Fred B. Bryant --
Promoting meaning and purpose in life / Joo Yeon Shin and Michael F. Steger --
Empathy-related interventions / Mark H. Davis and Ena Begovic --
New and emerging areas of intervention --
Creativity as a target and tool for positive intervention / Marie J.C. Forgeard and Katherine V. Eichner --
Do good things come to those who wait? patience interventions to improve well-being / Sarah A. Schnitker and Justin T. Westbrook --
Courage interventions : future directions and cautions / Cynthia Pury, Charles Starkey, Chad Breeden, Christie Kelley, Hannah Murphy, and Arden Lowndes --
Humor intervention programs / Willibald Ruch and Paul E. McGhee --
Enacting flow and student engagement in the college classroom / David J. Shernoff and Brett Anderson --
Positive education and teaching for wisdom / Michel Ferrari and Christine E. Guthrie --
Areas of application --
Positive family therapy interventions / Collie W. Conoley, Jane Close Conoley, and Marla E. Pontrelli --
Applications of positive psychology to individual therapy / Jeana L. Magyar-Moe --
Evidence-based coaching as a positive psychology intervention / Suzy Green and Gordon B. Spence --
Online positive psychological interventions : state of the art and future directions / Linda Bolier and Katherina Martin Abello --
Resilience interventions for youth / Amy Kranzler, Lindsay Liotta, and Jane Gillham --
Positive social identity interventions : finding a conduit for well-being in stigmatized group memberships / Thomas C. Ball and Michelle R. Nario-Redmond --
Adapting a positive psychology intervention for people with schizophrenia / Piper S. Meyer --
Adapting positive psychology for smoking cessation / Anne M. Day, Elise M. Clerkin, Nichea S. Spillane, and Christopher W. Kahler --
Special considerations --
Making happiness last : using the hedonic adaptation model to extend the success of positive interventions / Katherine Jacobs Bao and Sonja Lyubomirsky --
Person-activity fit in positive psychology interventions / Stephen M. Schueller --
Taking culture into account with positive psychological interventions / Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti --
Dovetailing ethical practice and positive psychology to promote integrity, industriousness, innovation, and impact / Dianne A. Vella-Brodrick --
Beyond life satisfaction: a scientific approach to well-being gives us much more to measure / Jos L. Duarte --
Positive psychology interventions and self-perceptions : a cautionary tale? / Kasley M. Killam and Young-Hoon Kim --
Act well to be well : the promise of changing personality states to promote well-being / Laura E.R. Blackie, Ann Marie Roepke, Marie J.C. Forgeard, Eranda Jayawickreme, and William Fleeson --
Index.
Other Titles: Handbook of positive psychological interventions
Responsibility: edited by Acacia C. Parks, Hiram College, Stephen M. Schueller, Northwestern University.

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