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Title Flourishing : positive psychology and the life well-lived / edited by Corey L.M. Keyes and Jonathan Haidt.
Imprint Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2003.


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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 335 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Subject Positive psychology -- Congresses.
Behavioral Disciplines and Activities
Psychiatry and Psychology
Behavioral Sciences.
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
Adaptation, Psychological.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Lincoln (Neb., 1999)
Electronic Books.
Contents Foreword : The past and future of positive psychology / Martin E.P. Seligman -- Introduction : Human flourishing-the study of that which makes life worthwhile / Corey L.M. Keyes and Jonathan Haidt -- Flourishing under fire : resilience as a prototype of challenged thriving / Carol D. Ryff and Burton Singer -- Turning points as opportunities for psychological growth / Elaine Wethington -- Optimism and flourishing / Christopher Peterson and Edward C. Chang -- The construction of meaning through vital engagement / Jeanne Nakamura and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi -- Personal goals, life meaning, and virtue : wellsprings of a positive life / Robert A. Emmons -- Toward a positive psychology of relationships / Harry T. Reis and Shelly L. Gable -- Creativity and genius / Vincent J. Cassandro and Dean Keith Simonton -- Working, playing, and eating : making the most of most moments / Amy Wrzesniewski, Paul Rozin, and Gwen Bennett -- Well-being in the workplace and its relationship to business outcomes : a review of the Gallup studies / James K. Harter, Frank L. Schmidt, and Corey L.M. Keyes -- Doing well by doing good : benefits for the benefactor / Jane Allyn Piliavin -- The intermarriage of wisdom and selective optimization with compensation : two meta-heuristics guiding the conduct of life / Paul B. Baltes and Alexandra M. Freund -- Elevation and the positive psychology of morality / Jonathan Haidt -- Complete mental health : an agenda for the 21st century / Corey L.M. Keyes.
Summary The purpose of this volume is to begin to study "that which makes life worthwhile," and to investigate some possible mechanisms for promoting the ranks of healthy, productive, happy, and flourishing individuals. The authors categorize the volume's four sections and indicate wherein each chapter falls. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved).
Other Author Keyes, Corey L. M.
Haidt, Jonathan.
Other Title Print version: Flourishing. 1st ed. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2003 1557989303