Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing / Edition 2

Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing / Edition 2

by William C. Compton, Edward Hoffman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111834121

ISBN-13: 9781111834128

Pub. Date: 02/07/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111834128
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/07/2012
Series:
PSY 255 Health Psychology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
158,993
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Positive Psychology. 2. Foundations: Emotion, Motivation, and the Nature of Well-Being. 3. Subjective Well-Being. 4. Leisure, Flow, Mindfulness, and Peak Performance. 5. Love and Well-Being. 6. Positive Health. 7. Excellence, Aesthetics, Creativity, and Genius. 8. Well-Being Across the Lifespan. 9. Optimal Well-Being. 10. Religion, Spirituality, and Well-Being. 11. Positive Institutions and Cultural Well-Being. 12. A Look Toward the Future of Positive Psychology.

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