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Title Increasing psychological well-being in clinical and educational settings : interventions and cultural contexts / Giovanni Andrea Fava, Chiara Ruini, editors.
Imprint Dordrecth ; New York : Springer, [2014]

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Series Cross-cultural advancements in positive psychology, 2210-5417 ; volume 8
Cross-cultural advancements in positive psychology ; v. 8.
Subject Well-being -- Cross-cultural studies.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Students -- psychology.
Resilience, Psychological.
Alt Name Fava, Giovani Andrea,
Ruini, Chiari,
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword -- Culture and the Promotion of Well-Being in East and West : Understanding Varieties of Attunement to the Surrounding Context / Carol D. Ryff, Gayle D. Love, Yuri Miyamoto, Hazel Rose Markus, Katherine B. Curhan, Shinobu Kitayama, Jiyoung Park, Norito Kawakami, Chiemi Kan, and Mayumi Karasawa -- The Individualized and Cross-Cultural Roots of Well-Being Therapy / Chiara Ruini and Giovanni Andrea Fava -- The Place of Psychological Well-Being in Cognitive Therapy / Andrew K. MacLeod and Olga Luzon -- Posttraumatic Growth : Challenges from a Cross-Cultural Viewpoint / Carmelo Vazquez, Pau Perez-Sales and Christian Ochoa -- Promoting Resilience and Well-Being with Wisdom and Wisdom Therapy / Michael Linden -- Increasing Psychological Well-Being through Hypnosis / Tharina Guse -- The Role of Motivation in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy for Anxiety Disorders / Elizeth Heldt, Carolina Blaya and Gisele Gus Manfro -- The Role of Psychological Well-Being in Childhood Interventions / Elisa Albieri and Dalila Visani -- Well-Being and Resilience in School Settings / Toni Noble and Helen McGrath -- Strength Based Resilience : Integrating Risk and Resources towards Holistic Well-Being / Tayyab Rashid, Afroze Anjum, Ron Chu, Suzanna Stevanovski, Anosha Zanjani, and Alexandra Love -- School Programs for Prevention of Mental Health Problems and the Promotion of Psychological Well-Being in Children / Dalila Visani, Elisa Albieri, and Chiara Ruini -- The Promotion of Hope in Children and Youth / Susana C. Marques and Shane J. Lopez -- Life Satisfaction in Youth / Carmel Proctor and P. Alex Linley.
Summary This volume deals with strategies aimed at increasing psychological well-being in both clinical and non-clinical settings, with a special focus on the impact of cross-cultural influences on these processes. Consisting of two parts, the book first examines clinical interventions for increasing well-being and positive functioning in adult populations. It looks at cultural differences in the experience of psychological well-being, presents an analysis of the concept of psychological well-being and discusses various interventions, including Well-Being Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Other concepts discussed are post-traumatic growth, wisdom and motivation. The second part of the book deals with psychological interventions in childhood and adolescence and has a strong emphasis on educational settings. It provides an overview of the main evidence-based psychotherapies for affective disorders in youths, and looks at the importance and impact of positive education, resilience, and hope. The book presents models for intervention and discusses several therapies in detail.
ISBN 9789401786690 (electronic bk.)
9401786690 (electronic bk.)
9401786682 (print)
9789401786683 (print)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-94-017-8669-0
OCLC # 875936666
Additional Format Printed edition: 9789401786683

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