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Positive Psychology (Volumes I - VI)

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Positive Psychology has evolved rapidly over the past decade, attracting an ever-increasing number of adherents in academia and beyond. In just over 15 years since the emergence of the field, interest has grown exponentially, drawing in both new students and established scholars, generating a proliferation of journal articles and international conferences, and attracting considerable interest in the media and society at large. This major offers a clear and comprehensive assessment of Positive Psychology, assembling the seminal theories, studies and applications together in one overarching compendium and bringing clarity and definition to this emerging discipline. Volume 1: Philosophical and conceptual perspectives Volume 2: Constructs and theories Volume 3: Measurement and assessment Volume 4: Interventions and activities Volume 5: Positive psychology in applied settings Volume 6: Critiques, controversies, and current issues
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Positive Psychology
Six-Volume Set
Tim Lomas - Department of Psychology, University of East London, UK
Kate Hefferon - Department of Psychology, University of East London, UK
August 2015 | 2 044 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Format Published Date ISBN Price
Hardcover 18/08/2015 9781473907713 £975.00
Positive Psychology has evolved rapidly over the past decade, attracting an ever-increasing number of
adherents in academia and beyond. In just over 15 years since the emergence of the field, interest has
grown exponentially, drawing in both new students and established scholars, generating a proliferation of
journal articles and international conferences, and attracting considerable interest in the media and
society at large.
This major offers a clear and comprehensive assessment of Positive Psychology, assembling the seminal
theories, studies and applications together in one overarching compendium and bringing clarity and
definition to this emerging discipline.
Volume 1: Philosophical and conceptual perspectives
Volume 2: Constructs and theories
Volume 3: Measurement and assessment
Volume 4: Interventions and activities
Volume 5: Positive psychology in applied settings
Volume 6: Critiques, controversies, and current issues
Table Of Contents:
VOLUME ONE: PHILOSOPHICAL AND CONCEPTUAL PERSPECTIVES
Shared Virtue: The Convergence of Valued Human Strengths across Culture
and History
Katherine Dahlsgaard, Christopher Peterson and Martin
Seligman
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The Humanistic Psychology–Positive Psychology Divide: Contrasts in Philosophical
Foundations Alan Waterman
The Humanistic Psychology and Positive Psychology Connection:
Implications for Psychotherapy
Stella Resnick, Arthur Warmoth and
Ilene Serlin
Subjective Well-Being: Three Decades of Progress Ed Diener, Eunkook Suh, Richard Lucas and Heidi Smith
Learned Helplessness in Humans: Critique and
Reformulation
Lyn Abramson, Martin Seligman and John
Teasdale
Influence of Extraversion and Neuroticism on Subjective Well-Being: Happy
and Unhappy People
Paul Costa and Robert
McCrae
Positive Psychology: Past, Present, and (Possible)
Future
P. Alex Linley, Stephen Joseph, Susan Harrington and
Alex Wood
Tracing the Size, Reach, Impact, and Breadth of Positive Psychology Reuben Rusk and Lea Waters
Orientations to Happiness and Life Satisfaction: The Full Life
versus the Empty Life
Christopher Peterson, Nansook Park and
Martin Seligman
The Benefits of Frequent Positive Affect: Does Happiness
Lead to Success?
Sonja Lyubomirsky, Laura King and Ed
Diener
VOLUME TWO: CONSTRUCTS AND THEORIES
The Mental Health Continuum: From Languishing to Flourishing in Life Corey Keyes
Origins and Functions of Positive and Negative Affect: A Control-Process
View
Charles Carver and Michael
Scheier
The Role of Positive Emotions in Positive Psychology: The Broaden-and-Build Theory
of Positive Emotions Barbara Fredrickson
Emotional Intelligence Peter Salovey and John Mayer
Self-Determination Theory and the Facilitation of Intrinsic Motivation, Social
Development, and Well-Being
Richard Ryan and Edward
Deci
Goal Striving, Need Satisfaction, and Longitudinal Well-Being: The Self-
Concordance Model
Kennon Sheldon and Andrew
Elliot
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Are There Universal Aspects in the Structure and Content of Human Values? Shalom Schwartz
Possible Selves Hazel Markus and Paula Nurius
Posttraumatic Growth: Conceptual Foundations and Empirical
Evidence
Richard Tedeschi and Lawrence
Calhoun
Optimal Experience in Work and Leisure Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Judith LeFevre
Strengths of Character and Well-Being Nansook Park, Christopher Peterson and Martin Seligman
When Choice Is Demotivating: Can One Desire Too Much of a Good
Thing? Sheena Iyengar and Mark Lepper
Income and Happiness: Towards a Unified Theory Richard Easterlin
Pursuing Happiness: The Architecture of Sustainable
Change
Sonja Lyubomirsky, Kennon Sheldon and David
Schkade
VOLUME THREE: MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT
Happiness Is Everything, or Is It? Explorations on the Meaning of Psychological Well-Being Carol Ryff
Development and Validation of Brief Measures of Positive and
Negative Affect: The PANAS Scales
David Watson, Lee Anna Clark and
Auke Tellegen
The Satisfaction with Life Scale Ed Diener et al.
The Meaning in Life Questionnaire: Assessing the Presence of
and Search for Meaning in Life
Michael Steger, Patricia Frazier, Shigehiro
Oishi and Matthew Kaler
Distinguishing Optimism from Neuroticism (and Trait Anxiety, Self-
Mastery, and Self-Esteem): A Reevaluation of the Life Orientation Test
Michael Scheier, Charles
Carver and Michael Bridges
Assessing Coping Strategies: A Theoretically Based
Approach
Charles Carver, Michael Scheier and Jagdish Kumari
Weintraub
Emotional Style and Susceptibility to the
Common Cold
Sheldon Cohen, William Doyle, Ronald Turner, Cuneyt
Alper and David Skoner
Alterations in Brain and Immune Function Produced by Mindfulness Meditation Richard Davidson et al.
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Positive Emotions in Early Life and Longevity: Findings from
the Nun Study
Deborah Danner, David Snowdon and
Wallace Friesen
Happiness Is a Stochastic Phenomenon David Lykken and Auke Tellegen
The Social Context of Well–Being John Helliwell and Robert Putnam
Dynamic Spread of Happiness in a Large Social Network: Longitudinal Analysis of the
Framingham Heart Study Social Network
James Fowler et
al.
Risk, Resilience, and Recovery: Perspectives from the Kauai Longitudinal Study Emmy Werner
Successful Aging George Vaillant and Kenneth Mukamal
A Survey Method for Characterizing Daily Life Experience: The Day Reconstruction
Method Daniel Kahneman et al.
Post-Traumatic Growth and Life Threatening Physical Illness: A
Systematic Review of the Qualitative Literature
Kate Hefferon, Madeleine Grealy
and Nanette Mutrie
VOLUME FOUR: INTERVENTIONS AND ACTIVITIES
Development of a Program to Increase Personal Happiness Michael Fordyce
Long-Term Effects of a Control-Relevant Intervention with the
Institutionalized Aged
Judith Rodin and Ellen
Langer
An Outpatient Program in Behavioral Medicine for Chronic Pain Patients Based on the
Practice of Mindfulness Meditation: Theoretical Considerations and Preliminary Results Jon Kabat-Zinn
Counting Blessings versus Burdens: An Experimental Investigation of
Gratitude and Subjective Well-Being in Daily Life
Robert Emmons and Michael
McCullough
How to Increase and Sustain Positive Emotion: The Effects of Expressing
Gratitude and Visualizing Best Possible Selves
Kennon Sheldon and Sonja
Lyubomirsky
The Health Benefits of Writing about Intensely Positive Experiences Chad Burton and Laura King
Effects of Exercise Training on Older Patients with Major Depression James Blumenthal et al.
Appreciative Inquiry in Organizational Life David Cooperrider and Suresh Srivastva
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What Do You Do When Things Go Right? The Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Benefits
of Sharing Positive Events Shelly Gable et al.
Enhancing Well-Being and Alleviating Depressive Symptoms with Positive
Psychology Interventions: A Practice-Friendly Meta-Analysis
Nancy SinandSonja
Lyubomirsky
Becoming Happier Takes Both a Will and a Proper Way: An Experimental
Longitudinal Intervention to Boost Well-Being Sonja Lyubomirsky et al.
VOLUME FIVE: POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY IN APPLIED SETTINGS
A Meta-Analytic Review of the Penn Resiliency Program’s Effect
on Depressive Symptoms
Steven Brunwasser, Jane Gillham and
Eric Kim
Intelligence Praise Can Undermine Motivation and Performance Claudia Mueller and Carol Dweck
Toward a Psychology of Positive Youth Development Reed Larson
Of Memes and Marriage: Toward a Positive Relationship Science Frank Fincham and Steven Beach
Integrating Positive Psychology into Counseling: Why and (When
Appropriate) How
Alex Harris, Carl Thoresen and Shane
Lopez
Development and Characteristics of a Well-Being Enhancing Psychotherapeutic
Strategy: Well-Being Therapy
Giovanni Fava and Chiara
Ruini
Positive Psychology in Clinical Practice Angela Lee Duckworth, Tracy Steen and Martin Seligman
The Impact of Life Coaching on Goal Attainment, Metacognition and Mental Health Anthony Grant
Foundations of Positive Organizational Scholarship Kim Cameron, Jane Dutton and Robert Quinn
The Need for and Meaning of Positive Organizational Behavior Fred Luthans
Comprehensive Soldier Fitness: Building Resilience in a
Challenging Institutional Context
Rhonda Cornum, Michael Matthews and
Martin Seligman
Positive Health Martin Seligman
VOLUME SIX: CRITIQUES, CONTROVERSIES, AND CURRENT ISSUES
Positive Psychology: History in the Remaking? Dana Becker and Jeanne Marecek
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The Negative Side of Positive Psychology Barbara Held
Does the Positive Psychology Movement Have Legs? Richard Lazarus
Positive Psychology in Cancer Care: Bad Science, Exaggerated Claims, and
Unproven Medicine
James Coyne and Howard
Tennen
The Complex Dynamics of Wishful Thinking: The Critical
Positivity Ratio
Nicholas Brown, Alan Sokal and Harris
Friedman
“Positive Psychology”: Some Plusses and Some Open Issues Emory Cowen and Ryan Kilmer
Defensive Pessimism: Harnessing Anxiety as Motivation Julie Norem and Nancy Cantor
Positive Psychology 2.0: Towards a Balanced Interactive Model of the Good Life Paul Wong
On Being Positive: Concerns and Counterpoints Stephen Fineman
Reconsidering Happiness: The Cost of Distinguishing between
Hedonics and Eudaimonia
Todd Kashdan, Robert Biswar-Diener and
Laura King
Beyond the Hedonic Treadmill: Revising the Adaptation Theory
of Well-Being
Ed Diener, Richard Lucas and Christie
Napa Scollon
Critical Positive Masculinity Tim Lomas
Toward a Multicultural Positive Psychology: Indigenous Forgiveness
and Hmong Culture
Steven Sandage, Peter Hill and
Henry Vang
Beyond Positive Psychology? Toward a Contextual View of Psychological
Processes and Well-Being
James McNulty and Frank
Fincham
The Role of Power in Wellness, Oppression, and Liberation: The Promise of
Psychopolitical Validity Isaac Prilleltensky
The LIFE Model: A Conceptual Map for Applied Positive
Psychology Tim Lomas, Kate Hefferon and Itai Ivtzan
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