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New directions in psychology toward individual happiness and social progress

Samuel Lowy

New directions in psychology toward individual happiness and social progress

by Samuel Lowy

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Published by Emerson books, inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychoanalysis.,
  • Social psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Samuel Lowy, M.D.; introduction by Herbert Read.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF173 .L75
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 194 p.
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6485202M
    LC Control Number45009684
    OCLC/WorldCa1373601

    This chapter provides an overview of the volume, which is based on papers presented at the Identity National Conference at the University of California, Riverside. The volume brings together scholars from the two strands of identity theory—the perceptual control program and social structural programs—to more fully integrate them and create a more unified theory moving forward, and it. Abstract. Personality has been found to be more strongly associated with subjective well-being in many instances than are life circumstances. In part, this might be due to the fact that temperament and other individual differences can influence people’s feelings and evaluations of their lives, but also because people’s emotions are an inherent part of by:

    In , Stryker and Burke reviewed the state of identity theory and outlined five challenges to its further development: (1) work toward merging the two strands of identity theory, (2) work on multiple identities, (3) work on the different bases of identities, (4) work on the role of emotions in identity theory, and (5) work on advances in the measurement of identities and identity : Peter J. Burke. Reality negotiation techniques can be both maladaptive and adaptive and have been shown to be associated with coping and social support in a variety of populations. The chapter concludes by highlighting a few areas in which reality negotiation research could expand to further its relevance and applicability to the field of positive psychology.

    The Psychology of Happiness is the first book to bring together psychological, philosophical, and physiological theory and research in support of the major ideas of Aristotle's concept of happiness - eudaimonia, the fulfillment of one's potential, and virtue, the moderation of desire and emotion by by: Social causation and social selection models of perceived social support and posttraumatic stress. Paper presented at the XXIX International Congress of Psychology, Berlin, Germany, July (A part of symposium: Posttraumatic stress disorder - Theoretical and empirical advances A. Maercker & A. Ehlers, Co-chairs).


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