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Applied positive psychology : integrated positive practice

Author: Tim Lomas; Kate Hefferon; Itai Ivtzan
Publisher: Los Angeles : Sage, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The only applied textbook in the market, Lomas et al cover the latest cutting-edge theory and research in the subject, providing students with the knowledge and tools necessary to apply positive  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Lomas; Kate Hefferon; Itai Ivtzan
ISBN: 9781446298633 1446298639 9781446298626 1446298620
OCLC Number: 942023025
Description: xvi, 223 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: IntroductionChapter 1: Preparing for the Journey A map to guide us Our mottoChapter 2: The Mind Consciousness Embodiment Emotions Cognitions Awareness+ Chapter 3: The Body and the Brain Biochemistry Neurons Neural networks The nervous system The bodyChapter 4: Culture and Society Microsystem Mesosystem Exosystem Macrosystem Ecosystem Chapter 5: Childhood and Development Pregnancy and birth Infancy Early childhood Positive education Positive youth development Development throughout adulthood Positive aging Chapter 6: Occupations and Organisations The mind The body Culture Society Chapter 7: Religion and Spirituality The religion-health connection Meditation and Buddhism Yoga and Hinduism Religion, spirituality, and positive psychology Chapter 8: Ethical and Reflective Practice Ethical practice Reflective practice
Responsibility: Tim Lomas, Kate Hefferon, Itai Ivtzan.

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