William C. Compton, Edward L. Hoffman
SAGE Publications; Inc; 3rd edition
Topically organized; Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing; 3rd edition; (PDF/ePub) presents an up-to-date; highly engaging introduction to positive psychology. Authors William Compton and Edward Hoffman invite college students to apply practices to their own lives; contexts; and experiences to ensure understanding. The textbook examines how positive psychology applies to stressors and health within such traditional research areas as developmental; personality; clinical; social; motivational; and behavioral psychology. Furthermore; the textbook offers perspectives on positive emotional states; research and theory on positive traits; coverage of positive institutions; and a look at the future of positive psychology. The 3rd Edition reflects significant growth in field with hundreds of new references and expanded content on topics including mindfulness; money and subjective well-being; and romantic love.
1. An Introduction to Positive Psychology. 2. Foundations: Emotion; Motivation; and the Nature of Well-Being. 3. Subjective Well-Being. 4. Leisure; Flow; Mindfulness; and Peak Performance. 5. Love and Well-Being. 6. Positive Health. 7. Excellence; Aesthetics; Creativity; and Genius. 8. Well-Being Across the Lifespan. 9. Optimal Well-Being. 10. Religion; Spirituality; and Well-Being. 11. Positive Institutions and Cultural Well-Being. 12. A Look Toward the Future of Positive Psychology.
NOTE: This sale only includes the ebook Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing 3e in ePub (and a converted PDF). No online or access codes included. In the PDF; the page numbers and formatting will NOT match the printed book.