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Life goals and well-being : towards a positive psychology of human striving

Author: Peter Schmuck; Kennon M Sheldon
Publisher: Seattle : Hogrefe & Huber, ©2001.
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In this work, results are presented from researchers around the world on which life goals actually help to lead to happiness, and thus to physical and mental well-being. The findings are surprising,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: études diverses
[études diverses]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Schmuck; Kennon M Sheldon
ISBN: 0889372446 9780889372443
OCLC Number: 301667337
Description: x, 230 p
Contents: Foreword, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Introduction Life goals and well-being: To the frontiers of life goal research, Peter Schmuck and Kennon M. Sheldon Part One: Goal Perceptions and Well-Being The self-concordance model of healthy goal striving: When personal goals correctly represent the person, Kennon M. Sheldon Person/society value congruence and well-being: The role of acculturation strategies, Claudia Stromberg and Klaus Boehnke Future time perspective and subjective well-being in adolescent samples, Zbigniew Zaleski, Anna Cycon and Alexandre Kurc Part Two: Goal Content and Well-Being Agency- and communion-orientation in life goals: Impacts on goal pursuit strategies and psychological well-being, Karin Pohlmann Values and well-being: The mediating role of worries, Klaus Boehnke, Daniel Fuss and Mandy Rupf Aspirations and well-being in old age, Sylvie Lapierre, Leandre Bouffard, Micheline Dube, Real Labelle and Etienne Bastin Be careful what you wish for: Optimal functioning and the relative attainment of intrinsic and extrinsic goals, Tim Kasser and Richard M. Ryan Intrinsic and extrinsic life goals preferences as measured via inventories and via priming methodologies: Mean differences and relations with well-being, Peter Schmuck Self-focused goals: What they are, how they function, and how they relate to well-being, Katariina Salmela-Aro, Riikka Pennanen and Jari-Erik Nurmi Life values and mental health in adolescence, Patricia Cohen and Jacob Cohen Part Three: Ecological Goals and Well-Being The relationship between "protecting the environment" as a dominant life goal and subjective well-being, Swantje Eigner Eco-activism and well-being: Between flow and burnout, Sven Sohr Conclusion Suggestions for healthy goal striving, Kennon M. Sheldon and Peter Schmuck
Responsibility: Peter Schmuck & Kennon M. Sheldon (editors).
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