Positive Psychological Assessment / Edition 1

Positive Psychological Assessment / Edition 1

by Shane J. Lopez
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1557989885

ISBN-13: 9781557989888

Pub. Date: 07/28/2003

Publisher: American Psychological Association

Positive Psychological Assessment is a primer for practitioners and researchers striving to incorporate assessment of human strengths, resources, and fulfillments into their work. Contributors aptly examine the scientific underpinnings and practical applications of measures of hope, optimism, self-efficacy, problem-solving, locus of control, creativity,

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Positive Psychological Assessment is a primer for practitioners and researchers striving to incorporate assessment of human strengths, resources, and fulfillments into their work. Contributors aptly examine the scientific underpinnings and practical applications of measures of hope, optimism, self-efficacy, problem-solving, locus of control, creativity, wisdom,courage, positive emotion, self-esteem, love, emotional intelligence, empathy, attachment, forgiveness, humor, gratitude, faith, morality, coping, well-being, and quality of life. Vocational and multicultural applications of positive psychological assessment are also discussed, as is the measurement of contextual variables that may facilitate the development or enhancement of human strength. The variety of perspectives offered will be immensely helpful to readers who wish to incorporate balance into their assessments and research through the integration of theoretically grounded positive measures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557989888
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.60(d)

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