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A Positive Psychology Perspective on Quality of Life

Author: Anastasia Iōannē Kōstaridu-Eukleidē
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2013.
Series: Social Indicators Research Series, 51.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book shows how elements of positive psychology interact in a wide variety of contexts in the everyday lives of people to enable them to overcome adversity and enjoy a higher quality of life.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anastasia Iōannē Kōstaridu-Eukleidē
ISBN: 9789400749627 9400749627 9789400749634 9400749635
OCLC Number: 874243355
Description: VIII, 299 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: 1. Introduction - Anastasia Efklides and Despina Moraitou.- Part I: Quality of life, well-being, and positive psychology.- 2. Hierarchical needs, income comparisons and happiness levels - Stavros A. Drakopoulos.- 3. Goals and plans: Their relationship to well-being - Andrew MacLeod.- 4. Living in accordance with one's implicit motives: Cross-cultural evidence for beneficial effects of motive-goal congruence and motive satisfaction - Jan Hofer and Holger Busch.- 5. Positive psychology and subjective well-being homeostasis: A critical examination of congruence - Robert A. Cummins.- 6. Life satisfaction in adults: The effect of religiosity, worry and perceived physical health state - Maria Platsidou.- 7. Altruism and health: Theoretical perspectives - Carolyn E. Schwartz, Brian R. Quaranto, and Kurt Gray.- 8. Marital quality and well-being: The role of gender, marital duration, social support and cultural context - Eleni Pateraki and Pagona Roussi.- Part II: Positive psychology and human strengths.- 9. The role of dispositional optimism in physical and mental well-being - Nathaly Rius-Ottenheim, Roos C. van der Mast, Frans G. Zitman, and Erik J. Giltay.- 10. The relation of optimism to cardiac patients' subjective health through illness representations: Does the level of optimism matter? - Evangelos C. Karademas, Elvisa-Foteini Frokkai, Evangelia Tsotra, and Rania Papazachariou.- 11. Wise thinking, hopeful thinking, and positive aging: Reciprocal relations of wisdom, hope, memory, and affect in young, middle-aged, and older adults - Despina Moraitou and Anastasia Efklides.- 12. Dispositional hope and action-state orientation: Their role in self-regulated learning - Georgia Papantoniou, Despina Moraitou, Magda Dinou, and Effie Katsadima.- 13. One ingredient in the mix: Interest and psychological well-being - Mary Ainley.- 14. From burnout to engagement during transition from school to work - Katariina Salmela-Aro.- 15. A comparative study of resilience in Greece and Cyprus: The effects of negative life events, self-efficacy and social support on mental health.- Sophie Leontopoulou.- 16. Subject Index.
Series Title: Social Indicators Research Series, 51.
Responsibility: Anastasia Efklides ... (eds.).

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