Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing

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This brief paperback presents in-depth coverage of the relatively new area of positive psychology. Topically organized, it looks at how positive psychology relates to stresses and health within such traditional research areas as developmental, clinical, personality, motivational, social, and behavioral psychology. The text is a perfect supplement for Introductory Psychology, Psychology of Adjustment, Health Psychology, or Social Psychology courses. It can also be used as a primary text in upper-level courses, such as the Psychology of Happiness.

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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.

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William Compton earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Vanderbilt University. Currently a Professor of Psychology at Middle Tennessee State University, he has taught a wide variety of classes including Introductory Psychology, Psychology of Adjustment, Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Counseling, Psychology of Happiness, and Introduction to Clinical Psychology. His research interests include health psychology, personality, and social psychology.

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