Positive Psychology

Written By Alan Carr
Positive Psychology
  • Publsiher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 18 June 2021
  • ISBN : 1583919902
  • Pages : 388 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Positive Psychology written by Alan Carr which was release on 18 June 2021, this book published by Psychology Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Remediating deficits and managing disabilities has been a central preoccupation for clinical psychologists for much of the last half of the 20th century. Positive psychology, in contrast, is concerned with the enhancement of happiness and well being. This text explores the subject.

Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology
  • Author : Alan Carr
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 388
  • ISBN : 1583919902
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Summary : Remediating deficits and managing disabilities has been a central preoccupation for clinical psychologists for much of the last half of the 20th century. Positive psychology, in contrast, is concerned with the enhancement of happiness and well being. This text explores the subject....

A Primer in Positive Psychology

A Primer in Positive Psychology
  • Author : Christopher Peterson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-07-27
  • Total pages : 386
  • ISBN : 1583919902
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Summary : Positive psychology is the scientific study of what goes right in life, from birth to death and at all stops in between. It is a newly-christened approach within psychology that takes seriously the examination of that which makes life most worth living. Everyone's life has peaks and valleys, and positive ...

Positive Psychology Coaching in Practice

Positive Psychology Coaching in Practice
  • Author : Suzy Green,Stephen Palmer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-07-17
  • Total pages : 214
  • ISBN : 1583919902
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Summary : Positive Psychology Coaching in Practice provides a comprehensive overview of positive psychology coaching, bringing together the best of science and practice, highlighting current research, and emphasising the applicability of each element to coaching. With an international range of contributors, this book is a unique resource for those seeking to integrate ...

Authentic Happiness

Authentic Happiness
  • Author : Martin E. P. Seligman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 321
  • ISBN : 1583919902
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Summary : Argues that happiness can be a learned and cultivated behavior, explaining how every person possesses at least five of twenty-four profiled strengths that can be built on in order to improve life....

Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology
  • Author : Steve R. Baumgardner,Marie K. Crothers
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 1583919902
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Summary : The first goal of this book is to make positive psychology accessible to students by reviewing and summarizing the major empirical findings and theories within the field. A second goal was to present the core topics of positive psychology in a way that preserves the richness and excitement of findings ...

Pursuing the Good Life

Pursuing the Good Life
  • Author : Christopher Peterson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-01-10
  • Total pages : 341
  • ISBN : 1583919902
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Summary : Reveals small but significant actions people can take to lead happier lives, offering reflections on such topics as family, relationships, work, school, sports, emotions, and experiences....

Positive Psychology 101

Positive Psychology 101
  • Author : Philip C. Watkins, PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2015-11-06
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1583919902
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Summary : Does happiness matter? What are happy people like? Can people enhance their sense of well-being? One of the most important movements in psychology during the past two decades, positive psychology is a discipline that seeks to understand the factors that contribute the most to a well lived and fulfilling life. ...

Positive Psychology at Work

Positive Psychology at Work
  • Author : Sarah Lewis
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 2011-04-25
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 1583919902
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Summary : Positive Psychology at Work brings the fields of positive psychology and appreciative inquiry together for the first time to provide leaders and change agents with a powerful new approach to achieving organizational excellence. Draws together positive psychology and appreciative inquiry in the context of leadership organizational challenges for the first ...

Positive Psychology And The Body The Somatopsychic Side To Flourishing

Positive Psychology And The Body  The Somatopsychic Side To Flourishing
  • Author : Hefferon, Kate
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release Date : 2013-07-01
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1583919902
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Summary : This positive psychology textbook focuses on the importance of the body within optimal functioning and highlights new research in this area....

Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology
  • Author : C. R. Snyder
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2010-09-14
  • Total pages : 588
  • ISBN : 1583919902
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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 ...

Positive Psychology in Practice

Positive Psychology in Practice
  • Author : Stephen Joseph
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-03-30
  • Total pages : 896
  • ISBN : 1583919902
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Summary : The best minds in positive psychology survey the state of the field Positive Psychology in Practice, Second Edition moves beyond the theoretical to show how positive psychology is being used in real-world settings, and the new directions emerging in the field. An international team of contributors representing the best and ...

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 : 1583919902
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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 ...

Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology
  • Author : Alan Carr
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 388
  • ISBN : 1583919902
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Summary : Remediating deficits and managing disabilities has been a central preoccupation for clinical psychologists for much of the past 50 years. 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 ...

Mindfulness in Positive Psychology

Mindfulness in Positive Psychology
  • Author : Itai Ivtzan,Tim Lomas
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-03-17
  • Total pages : 340
  • ISBN : 1583919902
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Summary : Mindfulness in Positive Psychology brings together the latest thinking in these two important disciplines. Positive psychology, the science of wellbeing and strengths, is the fastest growing branch of psychology, offering an optimal home for the research and application of mindfulness. As we contemplate mindfulness in the context of positive psychology, ...

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 : 1583919902
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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 ...