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Designing positive psychology : taking stock and moving forward

Author: Todd B Kashdan; Kennon M Sheldon; Michael F Steger
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Series in Positive Psychology.
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Positive psychology exploded into public consciousness 10 years ago and has captured attention around the world ever since. In this book, experts from diverse fields address the question of whether  Read more...


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Genre/Form: estudios y conferencias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Todd B Kashdan; Kennon M Sheldon; Michael F Steger
ISBN: 0195373588 9780195373585
OCLC Number: 851341472
Description: XII, 470 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: INTRODUCTORY PERSPECTIVES 1 Positive Psychology: Where Did It Come From, Where Is It Going? Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi & Jeanne Nakamura2 Challenges, Pitfalls, and Aspirations for Positive Psychology Todd B. Kashdan & Michael F. StegerBIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES 3 Positive Psychophysiology: The Body and Self-Regulation Suzanne C. Segerstrom, Timothy W. Smith, & Tory A. Eisenlohr-Moul4 Positive Psychological States and Biological Processes Carissa A. Low, Julienne E. Bower, Judith T. Moskowitz, & Elissa S. Epel 5 The Primary Process Affects in Human Development, Happiness, and Thriving Jaak Panksepp EMOTION PERSPECTIVES 6 Beyond Pleasure and Pain? Emotion Regulation and Positive Psychology Maya Tamir & James J. Gross7 The Positive Psychology of Positive Emotions: An Avuncular View Shigehiro Oishi & Jaime Kurtz8 The Future of Emotions Research within Positive Psychology Sara B. Algoe, Barbara L. Fredrickson, & Sy-Miin Chow SOCIAL-COGNITIVE PERSPECTIVES 9 The Role of Hypo-egoic Self-processes in Optimal Functioning and Subjective Well-Being Mark R. Leary & Jennifer Guadagno 10 Experiential Processing and the Integration of Light and Dark Sides of the Human Psyche Kirk Warren Brown & Melissa Holt 11 A Task-Focused Mind is a Happy and Productive Mind: A Processing Perspective Michael D. Robinson & Maya Tamir 12 Finding Positive Value in Human Consciousness: Conscious Thought Serves Participation in Society and Culture E. J. Masicampo & Roy F. Baumeister PERSONALITY PERSPECTIVES 13 Personality Traits and the Potential of Positive Psychology Robert R. McCrae 14 Character and Personality: Connections Between Positive Psychology and Personality Psychology Erik E. Noftle, Sarah A. Schnitker & Richard W. Robins 15 Personality Science and the Northern Tilt: As Positive as Possible Under the Circumstances Brian R. Little16 Why Gratitude Enhances Well-Being: What We Know, What We Need to Know Robert A. Emmons & Anjali Mishra RELATIONSHIP PERSPECTIVES17 The Positive Side of Close Relationships Shelly L. Gable & Courtney Gosnell 18 Positive Relationship Science: A New Frontier for Positive Psychology? Nathaniel M. Lambert, Frank D. Fincham, A. Marlea Gwinn, & Christine A. Ajayi 19 Coaching and Positive Psychology Anthony M Grant & Michael J Cavanagh CLINICAL PERSPECTIVES 20 The Dog Woman, Addie Bundren, and the Ninth Circle of Hell: Positive Psychology Should Be More Open to the Negative Jennifer L. Hames & Thomas E. Joiner, Jr. 21 Meaning and Growth within Positive Psychology: Towards a More Complete Understanding Crystal L. Park 22 Mindfulness and Positive Psychological Functioning Ruth A. Baer & Emily L. B. Lykins ORGANIZATIONAL PERSPECTIVES 23 Positive Psychological Capital in the Workplace: Where We Are and Where We Need to Go Carolyn M. Youssef & Fred Luthans 24 Organizational Applications of Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and a Research / Practice Roadmap for the Future P. Alex Linley, Nicky Garcea (nee Page), Susan Harrington, Emma Trenier & Gurpal Minhas SOCIETAL PERSPECTIVES25 Place and Well-Being Richard Florida & Peter J. Rentfrow 26 Greater Happiness For A Greater Number: Is that possible? If so how? Ruut Veenhoven 27 Positive Psychology as a Force for Social Change Robert Biswas-Diener, P. Alex Linley, Reena Govindji & Linda Woolston SUMMARY PERSPECTIVES 28 What's Positive about Positive Psychology? Reducing Value-Bias and Enhancing Integration within the Field Kennon M. Sheldon29 To Celebrate Positive Psychology and Extend Its Horizons Gordon Bermant, Charu Talwar, & Paul Rozin 30 Are We There Yet? What Happened on the Way to the Demise of Positive PsychologyLaura A. King 31 Positive Psychology in Historical and Philosophical Perspective: Predicting Its Future from the Past Dean Keith Simonton
Series Title: Series in Positive Psychology.
Responsibility: edited by Kennon M. Sheldon, Todd B. Kashdan, Michael F. Steger.


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Designing Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and Moving Forward is a superbly rich book that presents a vast set of ideas and research findings. * PsychCritiques *

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