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Author Sheldon, Kennon M. (Kennon Marshall)
Title Self-determination theory in the clinic : motivating physical and mental health / Kennon M. Sheldon, Geoffrey Williams, Thomas Joiner.
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 2003.

Author Sheldon, Kennon M. (Kennon Marshall)
Subject Clinical health psychology.
Autonomy (Psychology)
Health behavior.
Psychoanalytic Theory.
Personal Autonomy.
Self Concept.
Health Behavior.
Psychotherapy -- methods.
Alt Name Williams, Geoffrey, 1957-
Joiner, Thomas, Jr.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 208 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-198) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Self-determination: Theory, concepts, and evidence. Self-actualization, society, and scientific psychology -- Self-determination theory and its supporting research base -- Autonomy support and behavioral internalization: promoting ownership of non-enjoyable behaviors -- pt. 2.: Self-determination: Theory applied to medical practice. Self-determination theory and physical health -- Facilitating health behavior change: the case of tobacco dependence -- Supporting the internalization of chronic disease management : the case of diabetes mellitus -- pt. 3. Self-determination theory applied to mental health practice. Self-determination theory and mental health -- Facilitating psychological change : the case of substance abuse disorders -- Supporting self-determination in the treatment of anxiety and eating disorders -- Supporting self-determination in the treatment of mood and personality disorders.
Note Print version record.
Summary Self-determination theory is grounded in the belief that people work best & are happiest when they feel they are in control of their own lives. This book discusses the ramifications of the theory & how it can be used to help patients with physical & psychological problems.
ISBN 9780300128666 (electronic bk.)
0300128665 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 182530521
Additional Format Print version: Sheldon, Kennon M. (Kennon Marshall). Self-determination theory in the clinic. New Haven : Yale University Press, 2003 0300095449 9780300095449 (DLC) 2002011147 (OCoLC)50205595

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