Positive Psychology

Written By Alan Carr
Positive Psychology
  • Publsiher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 September 2013
  • ISBN : 1136583084
  • Pages : 432 pages
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Download or read book entitled Positive Psychology by author: Alan Carr which was release on 05 September 2013 and published by Routledge with total page 432 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Remediating deficits and managing disabilities has been a central preoccupation for clinical psychologists. Positive Psychology, in contrast, is concerned with the enhancement of happiness and well-being, involving the scientific study of the role of personal strengths and positive social systems in the promotion of optimal wellbeing. Alan Carr's Positive Psychology has become essential reading for anyone requiring a thorough and accessible introduction to the field. This new edition retains all the features that made the first edition so popular, including: accounts of major theories and relevant research learning objectives chapter summaries research and personal development questions suggestions for further reading measures for use in research glossaries of new terms. The book has also been completely updated to take account of recent research and major advances, and includes a new chapter on Positive Psychotherapy, an extended account of research on character strengths and virtues, and a discussion of recent ground-breaking research on emotional intelligence. This new edition of Positive Psychology will prove a valuable resource for psychology students and lecturers, as well as those involved in postgraduate training in related areas such as clinical psychology, social work, counselling and psychotherapy.

Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology
  • Author : Alan Carr
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-09-05
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : Remediating deficits and managing disabilities has been a central preoccupation for clinical psychologists. Positive Psychology, in contrast, is concerned with the enhancement of happiness and well-being, involving the scientific study of the role of personal strengths and positive social systems in the promotion of optimal wellbeing. Alan Carr's Positive Psychology ...

Handbook of Positive Psychology

Handbook of Positive Psychology
  • Author : C. R. Snyder,Shane J. Lopez
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2001-12-20
  • Total pages : 848
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : Psychology has long been enamored of the dark side of human existence, rarely exploring a more positive view of the mind. What has psychology contributed, for example, to our understanding of the various human virtues? Regrettably, not much. The last decade, however, has witnessed a growing movement to abandon the ...

The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology
  • Author : Shane J. Lopez,C. R. Snyder
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-10-13
  • Total pages : 709
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : This book is the definitive text in the field of positive psychology, the scientific study of what makes people happy. The handbook's international slate of renowned authors summarizes and synthesizes lifetimes of research, together illustrating what has worked for people across time and cultures. Now in paperback, this second edition ...

Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology
  • Author : C. R. Snyder,Shane J. Lopez,Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2010-09-14
  • Total pages : 588
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : Bringing both the science, and the real-life applications, of positive psychology to life for students This revision of the cutting edge, most comprehensive text for this exciting field presents new frameworks for understanding positive emotions and human strengths. The authors—all leading figures in the field—show how to apply ...

The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology
  • Author : C. R. Snyder,Shane J. Lopez,Susana C. Marques,Lisa M. Edwards
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2021-01-14
  • Total pages : 1032
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology is the seminal reference in the field of positive psychology, which continues to transcend the boundaries of academia to capture the imagination of the general public. Almost 20 years after the first publication of this groundbreaking reference, this new third edition showcases how positive psychology ...

Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology
  • Author : Giovanni B. Moneta
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Total pages : 315
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : Happiness is fundamental to how we live our lives, but the meaning of happiness remains as contentious as it did when it was first debated thousands of years ago. Taking a critical approach to the subject, Positive Psychology investigates the debates that have shaped the psychological discussion of happiness, from ...

Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology
  • Author : Shane J. Lopez,Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti,C. R. Snyder
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-08-06
  • Total pages : 600
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : The fully updated Third Edition of Positive Psychology: The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths covers the science and application of positive psychology and presents new frameworks for understanding positive emotions and strengths through a culturally competent lens. Authors Shane J. Lopez, Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti, and C.R. Snyder ...

Designing Positive Psychology

Designing Positive Psychology
  • Author : Kennon M. Sheldon,Todd B. Kashdan,Michael F. Steger
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-12-15
  • Total pages : 504
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : Positive psychology exploded into public consciousness 10 years ago and has continued to capture attention around the world ever since. The movement promised to study positive human nature, using only the most rigorous scientific tools and theories. How well has this promise been fulfilled? This book evaluates the first decade of ...

Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology
  • Author : Aleksandra Kostic,Derek Chadee
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-06-14
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : Bringing together today’s most prominent positive psychology researchers to discuss current themes and issues in the field Positive psychology is the scientific study of the strengths, rather than the weaknesses, in human thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. For much of its history, psychology has focused on the negative, completely overlooking ...

Positive Psychology For Dummies

Positive Psychology For Dummies
  • Author : Averil Leimon,Gladeana McMahon
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-01-19
  • Total pages : 306
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : Why do some people achieve greater success and happiness than others? The key is positive psychology. For most of its history, psychology has focused mainly on the darker side of human behaviour - depression, anxiety, psychosis and psychopathic behaviour. In 1998, Martin Seligman became president of the American Psychological Association and ...

Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology and Work

Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology and Work
  • Author : P. Alex Linley,Susan Harrington
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 343
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : This volume examines what positive psychology offers to our understanding of key issues in working life today. The chapters focus on such topics as strengths, leadership, human resource management, employee engagement, communications, well-being, and work-life balance....

Positive Psychology Theory Research And Applications

Positive Psychology  Theory  Research And Applications
  • Author : Hefferon, Kate,Boniwell, Ilona
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release Date : 2011-05-01
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : "Kate Hefferon and Ilona Boniwell have done an excellent job on this introduction to Positive Psychology! I encourage educators, students and everyone else interested in an updated, well-written and culturally balanced approach to the scientific study of human flourishing, to read this highly accessible, yet rigorously crafted text; and to ...

Positive Psychology Coaching

Positive Psychology Coaching
  • Author : Robert Biswas-Diener,Ben Dean
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-06-03
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : Positive psychology moves psychology from a medical model toward a strengths model to help clients shore up their strengths and thereby lead happier, more fulfilling lives. Positive Psychology Coaching: Putting the Science of Happiness to Work for Your Clients provides concrete language and interventions for integrating positive psychology techniques into ...

Positive Psychology in a Nutshell

Positive Psychology in a Nutshell
  • Author : Ilona Boniwell
  • Publisher : Personal Well-Being Centre
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 146
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : Introduktion til positiv psykologi...

Positive Psychology of Love

Positive Psychology of Love
  • Author : Mahzad Hojjat,Duncan Cramer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05-02
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1136583084
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Summary : Many topics within the study of close relationships are relevant to positive psychology, such as love, friendship, social support, and forgiveness. However, very little has been done to specifically connect and thus expand these two interrelated and rapidly growing fields. Positive Psychology of Love fills this void by bringing together ...