Mental Health: Positive Psychology

  • Mental Wellbeing and Psychology: The Role of Art and History in Self Discovery and Creation book cover

    Mental Wellbeing and Psychology

    The Role of Art and History in Self Discovery and Creation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Barker

    This book aims to unpack not only the philosophical and psychological need to understand ourselves but also how, through an exploration of historical archives and artistic creativity, we can build self-identify and self-esteem to improve a sense of wellbeing for ourselves and those for whom we care…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Advances in Mental Health Research

  • Emotions and their influence on our personal, interpersonal and social experiences book cover

    Emotions and their influence on our personal, interpersonal and social experiences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    Research indicates that each emotion is associated with cognitive appraisals that influence our decision-making, our behavior and our relationships. Positive emotions may enhance our point of view and affect our decision to execute what we meant to. Negative emotions are known to not only affect…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Heroism and Wellbeing in the 21st Century: Applied and Emerging Perspectives book cover

    Heroism and Wellbeing in the 21st Century

    Applied and Emerging Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivia Efthimiou, Scott T. Allison, Zeno E. Franco

    Offering a holistic take on an emerging field, this edited collection examines how heroism manifests, is appropriated, and is constructed in a broad range of settings and from a variety of disciplines and perspectives. Psychologists, educators, lawyers, researchers and cultural analysts consider…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education book cover

    The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Harrison, David Ian Walker

    The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education offers the reader a comprehensive and authoritative account of both the theoretical and practical complexities of cultivating virtue in education and beyond. The book moves beyond the usual philosophical literature that merely discusses virtue in the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Humor and Chinese Culture: A Psychological Perspective book cover

    Humor and Chinese Culture

    A Psychological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Xiaodong Yue

    This book addresses psychological studies of humour in Chinese societies. It starts by reviewing how the concept of humour evolves in Chinese history, and how it is perceived by Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism respectively. It then compares differences in the Western and the Chinese perceptions…

    Paperback – 2019-03-22
    Routledge

  • Education and Schmid's Art of Living: Philosophical, Psychological and Educational Perspectives on Living a Good Life book cover

    Education and Schmid's Art of Living

    Philosophical, Psychological and Educational Perspectives on Living a Good Life, 1st Edition

    By Christoph Teschers

    Instead of simply following the current neoliberal mantra of proclaiming economic growth as the single most important factor for maintaining well-being, Education and Schmid’s Art of Living revisits the idea of an education focused on personal development and the well-being of human beings. Drawing…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Psychology of Study Success in Universities book cover

    The Psychology of Study Success in Universities

    1st Edition

    By Kaarina Maatta, Satu Uusiautti

    Universities around the world are under increasing pressure to maintain high levels of graduation and to make study processes as efficient as possible, with teachers and students struggling to meet the expectations placed upon them as a result. The Psychology of Study Success in Universities asks…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Gratitude: An interdisciplinary approach book cover

    Perspectives on Gratitude

    An interdisciplinary approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    Psychologists, philosophers, theologians and educationalists have all lately explored various conceptual, moral, psychological and pedagogical dimensions of gratitude in a rapidly expanding academic and popular literature. However, while the distinguished contributors to this work hail from these…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas J. L. Brown, Tim Lomas, Francisco Jose Eiroa-Orosa

    Since the turn of the twenty-first century, the field of positive psychology has sought to implement a science of human flourishing so that we may lead happier, more fulfilling lives. It has found expression not only in academic papers but also popular books and, increasingly, in government…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Psychology of Becoming a Successful Worker: Research on the changing nature of achievement at work book cover

    The Psychology of Becoming a Successful Worker

    Research on the changing nature of achievement at work, 1st Edition

    By Satu Uusiautti, Kaarina Määttä

    What is success at work and why is it important? How do top workers describe their success? How can work, community, leadership, family, or home and school promote success? Success at work is often associated with career-oriented individuals who sacrifice other areas of life to achieve highly in…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • MindBody Medicine: Foundations and Practical Applications book cover

    MindBody Medicine

    Foundations and Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    By Leo W. Rotan, Veronika Ospina-Kammerer

    MindBody Medicine encapsulates a variety of interventions designed to change, strengthen, or enhance a patient’s thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in order to promote improved health and wellness. There has been a growing trend among professionals in the health care fields to better understand the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27
    Routledge
    Psychosocial Stress Series

  • Forgiveness and Reconciliation: Theory and Application book cover

    Forgiveness and Reconciliation

    Theory and Application, 1st Edition

    By Everett L. Worthington, Jr.

    To be unforgiving is harmful. The inability to come to terms with one’s anger or strife often can lead to stress disorders, mental health disorders, and relationship problems. Forgiveness is a personal decision. Forgiveness and Reconciliation focuses on individual experiences with forgiveness,…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge

2Series in Positive Psychology

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