Positive Psychology Products

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

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    Research indicates that each emotion is associated with cognitive appraisals that influence our decision making, our behaviour 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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Positive Psychology in Sport and Physical Activity

    An Introduction

    Edited by Abbe Brady, Bridget Grenville-Cleave

    Positive psychology (PP) is a fast-developing area of research that emphasises personal growth and the positive qualities of life. This is the first book to apply the principles and practice of PP to sport and physical activity. In attempting to help people enjoy sport, sport psychology has…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Adaptation and Well-Being

    Meeting the Challenges of Life

    By Knud S Larsen

    "According to Leo Tolstoy’s famous statement "all happy families are alike, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way". Knud Larsen in his book on human happines proves the opposite. Summarizing the classical and recent research in successful human adaptation, adjustment and well-being of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge

  • Positive Art Therapy Theory and Practice

    Integrating Positive Psychology with Art Therapy

    By Rebecca Ann Wilkinson, Gioia Chilton

    Positive Art Therapy Theory and Practice outlines a clear, systematic approach for combining positive psychology with art therapy’s capacity to mobilize client strengths; induce engagement, flow and positive emotions; transform perceptions; build healing relationships and empowering narratives; and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Positive Psychology

    Established and Emerging Issues

    Edited by Dana S. Dunn

     This volume is a comprehensive review of theoretical and empirical contributions to positive psychology. It provides a scientific understanding of how human strengths help people psychologically and physically, showing how stressful circumstances do not inexorably lead to negative prognoses.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Welfare, Meaning, and Worth

    By Aaron Smuts

    Welfare, Meaning, and Worth argues that there is more to what makes a life worth living than welfare, and that a good life does not consist of what is merely good for the one who lives it. Smuts defends an objective list theory that states that the notion of worth captures matters of importance for…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology

    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 – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Psychology of Study Success in Universities

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Humor and Chinese Culture

    A Psychological Perspective

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Education and Schmid’s Art of Living

    Philosophical, Psychological and Educational Perspectives on Living a Good Life

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Mindfulness in Social Psychology

    Edited by Johan C. Karremans, Esther K. Papies

    Scientific interest in mindfulness has expanded in recent years, but it has typically been approached from a clinical perspective. This volume brings recent mindfulness research to classic social psychology topics such as romantic relationships, prejudice, prosocial behavior, achievement, and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

  • Existential Psychology and the Way of the Tao

    Meditations on the Writings of Zhuangzi

    Edited by Mark C. Yang

    In ancient China, a revered Taoist sage named Zhuangzi told many parables. In Existential Psychology and the Way of the Tao, a selection of these parables will be featured. Following each parable, an eminent existential psychologist will share a personal and scholarly reflection on the meaning and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge

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