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Title Exploring existential meaning : optimizing human development across the life span / Gary T. Reker, Kerry Chamberlain, editors.
Imprint Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, [2000]

Subject Life.
Meaning (Philosophy)
Meaning (Psychology)
Life change events.
Alt Name Reker, Gary T.
Chamberlain, Kerry.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 221 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary With this work, the editors present a forum for an array of international viewpoints and recent research that address the notion of optimal human growth.
Contents Philosophical foundations of existential meaning / Gary M. Kenyon -- Meaning as movement : the relativity of the mind / Hubert J.M. Hermans -- Theoretical perspective, dimensions, and measurement of existential meaning / Gary T. Reker -- Structural components of personal meaning in life and their relationship with death attitudes and coping mechanisms in late adulthood / Nancy Van Ranst and Alfons Marcoen -- Dimensions and discourses of meaning in life : approaching meaning from qualitative perspectives / Kay O'Connor and Kerry Chamberlain -- An inquiry into existential meaning : theoretical, clinical, and phenomenal perspectives / Dominique L. Debats -- The personal meaning system in a life-span perspective / Freya Dittmann-Kohli and Gerben J. Westerhof -- The development of a culturally sensitive measure of sources of life meaning / Edward Prager, Rivka Savaya, and Liora Bar-Tur -- Finding meaning in caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease : African American and white caregivers' perspectives / Carol J. Farran, Karen Lowe Graham, and Dimitra Loukissa -- Making meaning within the experience of life-threatening illness / Doris D. Coward -- Religion and meaning in late life / Susan H. McFadden -- Logotherapeutic and "depth psychology" approaches to meaning and psychotherapy / David Guttmann -- Existential meaning : reflections and directions / Gary T. Reker and Kerry Chamberlain.
ISBN 9781452263663 (electronic bk.)
1452263663 (electronic bk.)
9780761909941 (alk. paper)
076190994X (alk. paper)
9781452233703 (ebook)
1452233705 (ebook)
0761909931 (alk. paper)
076190994X (alk. paper)
OCLC # 808344316
Additional Format Print version 9780761909941