Positive Psychology Products

  • Peer Pressure, Peer Prevention

    The Role of Friends in Crime and Conformity

    By Barbara J Costello, Trina Hope

    Criminological research has largely neglected the possibility that positive peer influence is a potentially powerful source of social control. Criminologists have also been unsuccessful in uncovering the actual mechanisms of peer influence, whether toward or away from deviance. The current trend in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11 

  • The Psychology and Economics of Happiness

    Love, life and positive living

    By Lok Sang Ho

    Paperback – 2016-02-26 
    Psychology Press

  • Perspectives on Gratitude

    An interdisciplinary approach

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 

  • Understanding Happiness

    A critical review of positive psychology

    By Mick Power

    We all want to be happy, and there are plenty of people telling us how it can be achieved. The positive psychology movement, indeed, has established happiness as a scientific concept within everyone’s grasp. But is happiness really something we can actively aim for, or is it simply a by-product of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23

  • Nourishing the Inner Life of Clinicians and Humanitarians

    The Ethical Turn in Psychoanalysis

    By Donna M. Orange

    Nourishing the Inner Life of Clinicians and Humanitarians: The Ethical Turn in Psychoanalysis, demonstrates the demanding, clinical and humanitarian work that psychotherapists often undertake with fragile and devastated people, those degraded by violence and discrimination. In spite of this, Donna…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11

  • Second Wave Positive Psychology

    Embracing the Dark Side of Life

    By Itai Ivtzan, Tim Lomas, Kate Hefferon, Piers Worth

    Positive psychology is currently equated with theory and research on the positive aspects of life. The reality could not be further from the truth. Positive psychology investigates and researches some of the most difficult and painful experiences. Second Wave Positive Psychology: Embracing the Dark…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02

  • Positive Organizing in a Global Society

    Understanding and Engaging Differences for Capacity Building and Inclusion

    Edited by Laura Morgan Roberts, Lynn Perry Wooten, Martin N. Davidson

    This book unites the latest research in diversity, inclusion, and positive organizational scholarship (POS), to investigate diversity and inclusion dynamics in social systems. Comprised of succinct chapters from thought leaders in the field, this book covers both micro- and macro-levels of analysis…

    Paperback – 2015-10-02

  • Handbook of Forgiveness

    Edited by Everett L. Worthington, Jr.

    There is a need in both public and professional sectors for a deeper, and more complete understanding of forgiveness, as we are - in the author's own words - "on the threshold of an age of forgiveness and reconciliation." And yet despite continued interest and development in the field, researchers,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-29

  • Positive Therapy

    Building bridges between positive psychology and person-centred psychotherapy, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen Joseph

    The applications of positive psychology are different from traditional interventions in therapy in that they are focused on building strength, resilience and well-being rather than being restricted to simply treating disorder. Since the publication of the first edition of Positive Therapy, there is…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08

  • Yoga Therapy

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Ellen G. Horovitz, Staffan Elgelid

    Yoga Therapy: Theory and Practice is a vital guidebook for any clinician or scholar looking to integrate yoga into the medical and mental health fields. Chapters are written by expert yoga therapy practitioners and offer theoretical, historical, and practice-based instruction on cutting-edge topics…

    Paperback – 2015-04-01

  • Positive Psychology in Search for Meaning

    Edited by Dmitry A Leontiev

    What are the ways in which we can understand the meaning of the psychology of meaning in people’s lives? In the last century mainstream psychology has largely neglected the topic of meaning. More recently, the concept has become an academically legitimate one within positive psychology and in some…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28

  • Mindfulness for Therapists

    Practice for the Heart

    By Eric E. McCollum

    Mindfulness for Therapists: Practice for the Heart encourages therapists to embrace mindfulness practice to create presence and depth in their work with clients. Mindfulness helps therapists cultivate compassion, relieve stress, and weather the often emotionally difficult work of providing therapy.…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12

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