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The encyclopedia of positive psychology

Author: Shane J Lopez
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell Pub., 2009.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2008018464
(OCoLC)226984639
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shane J Lopez
ISBN: 9781405197052 1405197056 9781444306019 1444306014 9781444357929 1444357921
OCLC Number: 352790103
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes)
Contents: 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 --
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 --
Capitalization --
Career Development --
Change (Stages of) --
Character Education --
Character Strengths (VIA) --
Charisma --
Cheerfulness --
Chinese Positive Psychology --
Civic Responsibility and Virtues --
Civility --
Clifton StrengthsFinder --
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 --
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 --
Locus of Control --
Longitudinal Studies --
Lyubomirsky, Sonja --
M --
Marital Happiness --
Maslow, Abraham --
Mature Defense Mechanisms --
Meaning --
Meditation --
Menninger, Karl --
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 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.
Responsibility: edited by Shane J. Lopez.

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