The Psychology of Hope: You Can Get There from Here

The Psychology of Hope: You Can Get There from Here

by C. R. Snyder


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Why do some people lead positive, hope-filled lives, while others wallow in pessimism? In The Psychology of Hope, a professor of psychology reveals the specific character traits that produce highly hopeful individuals. He offers a test to measure one's level of optimism and gives specific advice on how to become a more hopeful person.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780029297155
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 08/28/1994
Pages: 428
Product dimensions: 6.52(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.37(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Discovering Hope
Measuring Hope
The Development of Hope
The Death of Hope
Nurturing Hope in Children
Kindling Hope in Adults
Hope For Relationships and Vice Versa
Appendix A Books to Help Children with Scholastic, Athletic, and Social Skills 299(4)
Appendix B Books On Children's Hope-Related Issues 303(18)
Notes 321(42)
References 363(46)
Index 409

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