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

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

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1111834121
ISBN-13:
9781111834128
Pub. Date:
02/07/2012
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing / Edition 2

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: 85,366
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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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