The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology / Edition 1

The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology / Edition 1

by Shane J. Lopez
     
 

ISBN-10: 1118344677

ISBN-13: 9781118344675

Pub. Date: 11/06/2012

Publisher: Wiley

Positive psychology, the pursuit of understanding optimal human functioning, is reshaping the scholarly and public views of how we see the science of psychology and is shining a spotlight on the potency of human strengths and positive emotions. The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology provides a comprehensive and accessible summary of this area of scholarship

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Positive psychology, the pursuit of understanding optimal human functioning, is reshaping the scholarly and public views of how we see the science of psychology and is shining a spotlight on the potency of human strengths and positive emotions. The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology provides a comprehensive and accessible summary of this area of scholarship and practice.

With 288 specially commissioned entries written by 150 leading international researchers, educators, and practitioners in positive psychology, this ground-breaking encyclopedia presents the most current, extensive, and accessible treatment of the subject available to students, teachers, practitioners, businesspeople, and policy makers.

Experts will consider this a quick reference to the topics that are part and parcel of their daily work and non-experts will appreciate the topical primer designed to clarify basic constructs and processes associated with positive psychology. In general, readers will find the volume well-organized, engaging, and instructive.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118344675
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/06/2012
Pages:
1152
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 2.10(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Entries vi

List of Contributors x

Foreword xviii

Preface xx

Acknowledgments xxi

Entries A–Z 1–1045

Name Index 1046

Subject Index 1058

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