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Title Handbook of mental control / Daniel M. Wegner, James W. Pennebaker, editors.
Imprint Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1993.

Series Century psychology series
Century psychology series (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.)
Subject Mental discipline.
Alt Name Wegner, Daniel M., 1948-
Pennebaker, James W.
Description ix, 611 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Changing our minds : an introduction to mental control / Daniel M. Wegner and James W. Pennebaker -- Mental control : lessons from our past / David J. Schneider -- Social foundations of mental control / Daniel M. Wegner and Ralph Erber -- The assent of man : mental representation and the control of belief / Daniel T. Gilbert -- The self-regulation of memory : for better and for worse, with and without hypnosis / John F. Kihlstrom and Terrence M. Barnhardt -- Repression : the mechanism and the defense / Matthew Hugh Erdelyi -- Controlling one's stream of thought through perceptual and reflective processing / George A. Bonanno and Jerome L. Singer -- Lost mental control and exaggerated social control : social-cognitive and psychoanalytic speculations / Susan T. Fiske and Edward J. Emery --
Social mechanisms of constraint / James W. Pennebaker -- Worry : unwanted cognitive activity that controls unwanted somatic experience / Lizabeth Roemer and Thomas D. Borkovec -- The mental control of depression : psychological obstacles to emotional well-being / Richard M. Wenzlaff -- Emotional intelligence and the self-regulation of affect / Peter Salovey, Christopher K. Hsee, and John D. Mayer -- Beyond hedonism : motives for inhibiting good moods and for maintaining bad moods / W. Gerrod Parrott -- Sex differences in control of depression / Susan Nolen-Hoeksema -- Positive illusions and affect regulation / Shelley E. Taylor, Heidi A. Wayment, and Mary A. Collins -- Clinical approaches to mood control / Eric Klinger -- Mental control of angry aggression / Dolf Zillmann -- Controlling anger : self-induced emotion change / Dianne M. Tice and Roy F. Baumeister -- Sensate body, directive mind : physical sensations and mental control / Delia Cioffi --
Mental calibration : forging a working relationship between mind and action / Robin R. Vallacher -- How individuals control their own minds : a constructive narrative perspective / Donald Meichenbaum and Geoffrey T. Fong -- Mental control of eating : excitatory and inhibitor food thoughts / C. Peter Herman and Janet Polivy -- Behavioral disinhibition versus constraint : a dispositional perspective / David Watson and Lee Anna Clark -- Goal conflict and the self-regulation of action / Robert A. Emmons, Laura A. King, and Ken Sheldon -- Wanting but not having : the effects of unattained goals on thoughts and feelings / Leonard L. Martin, Abraham Tesser, and William D. McIntosh -- Bypassing the will : the automatization of affirmations / Delroy L. Paulhus.
ISBN 0133792803
OCLC # 26055206
Table of Contents
Pt. IIntroduction 
 1Changing Our Minds: An Introduction to Mental Control / Daniel M. Wegner, James W. Pennebaker1
 2Mental Control: Lessons from Our Past / David J. Schneider13
Pt. IIMental Control of Thought and Memory 
 3Social Foundations of Mental Control / Daniel M. Wegner, Ralph Erber36
 4The Assent of Man: Mental Representation and the Control of Belief / Daniel T. Gilbert57
 5The Self-regulation of Memory: For Better and For Worse, With and Without Hypnosis / John F. Kihlstrom, Terrence M. Barnhardt88
 6Repression: The Mechanism and the Defense / Matthew Hugh Erdelyi126
 7Controlling One's Stream of Thought Through Perceptual and Reflective Processing / George A. Bonanno, Jerome L. Singer149
 8Lost Mental Control and Exaggerated Social Control: Social-cognitive and Psychoanalytic Speculations / Susan T. Fiske, Edward J. Emery171
Pt. IIIMental Control of Emotion and Sensation 
 9Social Mechanisms of Constraint / James W. Pennebaker200
 10Worry: Unwanted Cognitive Activity That Controls Unwanted Somatic Experience / Lizabeth Roemer, Thomas D. Borkovec220
 11The Mental Control of Depression: Psychological Obstacles to Emotional Well-being / Richard M. Wenzlaff239
 12Emotional Intelligence and the Self-regulation of Affect / Peter Salovey, Christopher K. Hsee, John D. Mayer258
 13Beyond Hedonism: Motives for Inhibiting Good Moods and for Maintaining Bad Moods / W. Gerrod Parrott278
 14Sex Differences in Control of Depression / Susan Nolen-Hoeksema306
 15Positive Illusions and Affect Regulation / Shelley E. Taylor, Heidi A. Wayment, Mary A. Collins325
 16Clinical Approaches to Mood Control / Eric Klinger344
 17Mental Control of Angry Aggression / Dolf Zillmann370
 18Controlling Anger: Self-induced Emotion Change / Dianne M. Tice, Roy F. Baumeister393
 19Sensate Body. Directive Mind: Physical Sensations and Mental Control / Delia Cioffi410
Pt. IVMental Control of Motivation and Action 
 20Mental Calibration: Forging a Working Relationship Between Mind and Action / Robin R. Vallacher443
 21How Individuals Control Their Own Minds: A Constructive Narrative Perspective / Donald Meichenbaum, Geoffrey T. Fong473
 22Mental Control of Eating: Excitatory and Inhibitory Food Thoughts / C. Peter Herman, Janet Policy491
 23Behavioral Disinhibition Versus Constraint: A Dispositional Perspective / David Watson, Lee Anna Clark506
 24Goal Conflict and the Self-regulation of Action / Robert A. Emmons, Laura A. King, Ken Sheldon528
 25Wanting But Not Having: The Effects of Unattained Goals on Thoughts and Feelings / Leonard L. Martin, Abraham Tesser, William D. McIntosh552
 26Bypassing the Will: The Automatization of Affirmations / Delroy L. Paulhus573