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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 7/15/2004.
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This brief paperback presents in-depth coverage of the relatively new area of positive psychology. Topically organized, it looks at how positive psychology relates to stresses and health within such traditional research areas as developmental, clinical, personality, motivational, social, and behavioral psychology. The text is a perfect supplement for Introductory Psychology, Psychology of Adjustment, Health Psychology, or Social Psychology courses. It can also be used as a primary text in upper level courses, such as the Psychology of Happiness.
Table of Contents
|Positive Psychology Foundations|
|Introduction to Positive Psychology and a Short History of Well-Being|
|Positive Emotions and Intrinsic Motivation|
|Positive Emotional States|
|Leisure, Optimal Experience, and Peak Performance|
|Love and Intimate Relationships|
|Wellness, Health Psychology and Positive Coping|
|Excellence, Aesthetics, Creativity, and Genius|
|Positive Mental Health: Thriving and flourishing|
|Interventions for Enhanced Well-Being|
|Religions, Spirituality and Well-being|
|Positive Institutions and a Look to the Future|
|Positive Psychology in the Community|
|A Look Toward the Future of Positive Psychology|
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