Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
ix, 253 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series in positive psychology.
Formatted Contents Note
Positive psychology traditions in classical European psychology / Csaba Pléh The Values in Action (VIA) classification of strengths / Christopher Peterson Positive personality development : approaching personal autonomy / Dmitry Leontiev Spirituality : recent progress / Robert A. Emmons The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions / Barbara L. Fredrickson Benefits of emotional intelligence / Daisy D. Grewal and Peter Salovey Strategies for achieving well-being / Jane Henry Adaptive resources in later life : tenacious goal pursuit and flexible goal adjustment / Jochen Brandtstädter The impact of subjective experience on the quality of life : a central issue for health professionals / Antonella Delle Fave What works makes you happy : the role of personal goals in life-span development / Jari-Erik Nurmi and Katariina Salmela-Aro Materialism and its alternatives / Tim Kasser Getting older, getting better? recent psychological evidence / Kennon Sheldon Afterword: breaking the 65 percent barrier / Martin E. P. Seligman.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.