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Author Garbarino, James.
Title The positive psychology of personal transformation : leveraging resilience for life change / James Garbarino.
Imprint New York : Springer, 2011.

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Author Garbarino, James.
Subject Positive psychology.
Adaptation, Psychological.
Psychology -- methods.
Resilience, Psychological.
Self Concept.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 121 pages
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Walking with hope and dharma : are dogs enlightened? Are Humans? -- The costs and benefits of obliviousness : growing up in the 1950s -- Nine bad things that almost happened, and many more that did : getting to the other side of trauma -- What is the opposite of trauma? : the positive power of transformational grace -- Can there ever be enough me? : narcissism and the positive death of self -- What does it mean to live an "extraordinary life"?
Summary Given the current climate of economic and environmental uncertainty, it is all too easy for individuals to feel hopeless about their lives and indifferent to the problems of others. But according to leading psychologist, James Garbarino, this is the peak time for people to enhance their optimism, empathy, and emotional responsiveness. In his important new book, The Positive Psychology of Personal Transformation, Dr. Garbarino reveals the social basis for moral development in adversity, and the mental and physical benefits of psychological and spiritual growth. Drawing widely on his years as a.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441977441 (e-book)
1441977449 (e-book)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-1-4419-7744-1
OCLC # 701369013
Additional Format Print version: Positive psychology of personal transformation. New York : Springer, 2011 9781441977434 (OCoLC)668191279

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