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The Resource Positive psychology : theory, research and applications, Kate Hefferon and Ilona Boniwell

Positive psychology : theory, research and applications, Kate Hefferon and Ilona Boniwell

Label
Positive psychology : theory, research and applications
Title
Positive psychology
Title remainder
theory, research and applications
Statement of responsibility
Kate Hefferon and Ilona Boniwell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This new textbook combines a breadth of information about positive psychology with reflective questions, critical commentary and up to date research. It is written in a witty, engaging and contemporary manner and includes: personal development exercises to help you meld together research and application, mock essay questions to get essay writing going, think about it boxes to get you thinking about the concepts and theories discussed, experiments boxes giving you most influential positive psychology experiments to date, suggested resources guiding you where to go next, measurement tools presenting popular positive psychology tools, time out boxes on key issues, concepts and thinkers, chapter summaries to help you check their understanding, review questions to enhance your learning. Positive Psychology is key reading for students taking modules in positive psychology and well-being, and will also be of interest to students of applied, coaching and sports psychology, as well as psychologists, coaches, counsellors and researchers interested in this burgeoning field."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hefferon, Kate
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF204.6
LC item number
.H444 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Boniwell, Ilona
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Positive psychology
Label
Positive psychology : theory, research and applications, Kate Hefferon and Ilona Boniwell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-259) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to positive psychology -- Understanding emotions -- Happiness and subjective well-being across nations -- Eudaimonic well-being -- Optimism, explanatory style and hope -- Resilience, post-traumatic growth and positive ageing value -- Motivation and goal theories -- Positive psychological interventions -- The body in positive psychology -- Applying positive psychology -- Summing up positive psychology
Control code
698332826
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 270 pages
Isbn
9780335241958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)698332826
Label
Positive psychology : theory, research and applications, Kate Hefferon and Ilona Boniwell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-259) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to positive psychology -- Understanding emotions -- Happiness and subjective well-being across nations -- Eudaimonic well-being -- Optimism, explanatory style and hope -- Resilience, post-traumatic growth and positive ageing value -- Motivation and goal theories -- Positive psychological interventions -- The body in positive psychology -- Applying positive psychology -- Summing up positive psychology
Control code
698332826
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 270 pages
Isbn
9780335241958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)698332826

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