Procrastination and Task Avoidance: Theory, Research, and Treatment / Edition 1

Procrastination and Task Avoidance: Theory, Research, and Treatment / Edition 1

by Joseph R. Ferrari, Judith L. Johnson, William G. McCown
     
 

This text offers the first thorough scientific investigation of chronic procrastination. Leading international experts discuss its historical origins, definition and measurement, as well as explore its relationship with academic tasks, agitation, perfectionism, depression, passive aggression, and obsessions-compulsions. The authors also examine diverse theoretical

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This text offers the first thorough scientific investigation of chronic procrastination. Leading international experts discuss its historical origins, definition and measurement, as well as explore its relationship with academic tasks, agitation, perfectionism, depression, passive aggression, and obsessions-compulsions. The authors also examine diverse theoretical approaches and therapeutic advances to control procrastination frequency.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306448423
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
01/31/1995
Series:
The Springer Series in Social Clinical Psychology
Edition description:
1995
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

An Overview of Procrastination. Procrastination Research: A Synopsis of Existing Research Perspectives. Assessment of Academic and Everyday Procrastination: The Use of Self-report Measures. Academic Procrastination: Theoretical Notions, Measurement, and Research; H. Schouenberg. Trait Procrastination, Dejection, and Self Discrepancy; C.H. Lay. Dimensions of Perfectionism and Procrastination; G. Flett; et al. Procrastination, Negative Selfevaluation, and Stress in Depression and Anxiety: A Review and Preliminary Model; G.L. Flett, et al. The Role of Personality Disorders and Characterological Tendencies in Procrastination. Treatment of Academic Procrastination in College Students. Treating Adult and Atypical Procrastination. Epilogue as Prologue: Future Directions in the Study of Procrastination. Index.

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