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Title Handbook of positive psychology / edited by C. R. Snyder, Shane J. Lopez.

Imprint Oxford, [England] ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, c2002.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  150.198 H191    ---  Available
Description xviii, 829 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Subjective well-being : the science of happiness and life satisfaction -- Resilience in development -- The social construction of self-esteem -- The adaptive value of coping through emotional approach -- The positive psychology of emotional intelligence -- Creativity -- Hope theory : a member of the positive psychology family -- Wisdom : its structure and function in regulating successful life span development -- Humility -- Compassion -- The psychology of forgiveness -- Love -- Empathy and altruism -- How we become moral : the sources of moral motivation -- Toughness -- Sharing one's story : on the benefits of writing or talking about emotional experience -- Positive responses to loss : perceiving benefits and growth -- Humor -- Meditation and positive psychology -- Spirituality : discovering and conserving the sacred -- Positive psychology for children : development, prevention, and promotion -- Aging well : outlook for the 21st century -- Positive growth following acquired physical disability -- Putting positive psychology in a multicultural context -- Positive psychology at work -- Positive ethics.
Subject Psychology.
Added Author Snyder, C. R.
Lopez, Shane J.
ISBN 0195135334 (alk. paper)

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