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In this thought-provoking addition to the Herzliya Series on Personality and Social Psychology, editors Mario Mikulincer and Phillip R. Shaver have gathered a varied group of international thinkers to investigate these existential concerns within a framew
Table of Contents
|The Problem of Finitude||p. 15|
|Terror Management Theory: From Genesis to Revelations||p. 17|
|Helplessness: A Hidden Liability Associated With Failed Defenses Against Awareness of Death||p. 37|
|A Significant Contributor to a Meaningful Cultural Drama: Terror Management Research on the Functions and Implications of Self-Esteem||p. 55|
|Culture, Ideology, Morality, and Religion: Death Changes Everything||p. 75|
|A Body of Terror: Denial of Death and the Creaturely Body||p. 93|
|The Impermanence of All Things: An Existentialist Stance on Personal and Social Change||p. 111|
|The Threat of Meaninglessness||p. 127|
|Meaning: Ubiquitous and Effortless||p. 129|
|Religion as a Source of Meaning||p. 145|
|Becoming and Developing: Personal Growth in the Wake of Parenthood and Grandparenthood||p. 163|
|Deriving Solace From a Nemesis: Having Scapegoats and Enemies Buffers the Threat of Meaninglessness||p. 183|
|Terrorism as Means to an End: How Political Violence Bestows Significance||p. 203|
|The Challenge of Freedom||p. 213|
|Beyond Illusions and Defense: Exploring the Possibilities and Limits of Human Autonomy and Responsibility Through Self-Determination Theory||p. 215|
|Conditional Regard in Close Relationships||p. 235|
|Removing the Constraints on Our Choices: A Psychobiological Approach to the Effects of Mindfulness-Based Techniques||p. 253|
|Choice, Freedom, and Autonomy||p. 271|
|Connection Versus Isolation and Loneliness||p. 289|
|An Attachment Perspective on Coping With Existential Concerns||p. 291|
|Ostracism: The Impact of Being Rendered Meaningless||p. 309|
|Why People Die by Suicide: Further Development and Tests of the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicidal Behavior||p. 325|
|Overcoming Existential Threats and Challenges||p. 337|
|The Case of Allison: An Existential-Integrative Inquiry Into Death Anxiety, Groundlessness, and the Quest for Meaning and Awe||p. 339|
|Separation Theory and Voice Therapy Methodology||p. 353|
|Acceptance and Commitment to Chosen Values in Cognitive Behavior Therapy||p. 379|
|The Social Psychology of Meaning, Mortality, and Choice: An Integrative Perspective on Existential Concerns||p. 401|
|About the Editors||p. 437|
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