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Counseling the Procrastinator in Academic Settings

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Overview

Schouwenburg (educational psychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands) presents counseling methods for dealing with procrastination in academic settings. Contributors in psychology, psychological counseling, and education summarize issues that have emerged from procrastination research and describe 10 counseling and intervention models developed for procrastinating students, involving time management, behavioral, and Web-based approaches. The audience for the book includes counselors, advisors, and psychologists. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591471073
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 250
  • Sales rank: 1,462,296
  • Product dimensions: 7.24 (w) x 10.28 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Table of Contents

I Theoretical background 1
Ch. 1 Procrastination in academic settings : general introduction 3
Ch. 2 Trait procrastination in academic settings : an overview of students who engage in task delays 19
Ch. 3 Procrastination in academic settings and the big five model of personality : a meta-analysis 29
II Intervention methods 41
Ch. 4 Some basic elements in counseling procrastinators 43
Ch. 5 A student course on self-management for procrastinators 59
Ch. 6 Overcoming the patterns of powerlessness that lead to procrastination 75
Ch. 7 Behavioral interventions for reducing procrastination among university students 91
Ch. 8 A cognitive-behavioral approach in group treatment of procrastinators in an academic setting 105
Ch. 9 Constructive confrontation : cognitive-behavioral therapy with one type of procrastinating underachiever 119
Ch. 10 Digital coaching of procrastinators in an academic setting 133
Ch. 11 A project-analytic perspective on academic procrastination and intervention 149
Ch. 12 A narrative approach to procrastination in academic settings 167
Ch. 13 Description and counseling of the perfectionistic procrastinator 181
III Epilogue 195
Ch. 14 Perspectives on counseling the procrastinator 197
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