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Test Bank for Positive Psychology The Science of Happiness and Flourishing 3rd Edition Compton

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Positive Psychology The Science of Happiness and Flourishing 3rd Edition By William C. Compton, Edward Hoffman, ISBN: 9781544322926

Table Of Content

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. An Introduction to Positive Psychology

Welcome to Positive Psychology

Dimensions of Positive Psychology

Scope of Positive Psychology

Basic Themes of Positive Psychology

A Short History of Well-Being in the Western World

Positive Psychology Today

2. Foundations: Emotion, Motivation, and the Nature of Well-Being

Basic Emotions

Components of Emotion

Moods and Well-Being

Positive Psychology and Motivation

Well-Being and Positive Emotion

Research Models of Happiness and Well-Being

3. Subjective Well-Being

Measurement of Subjective Well-Being

Top-Down Predictors of Subjective Well-Being

Bottom-Up Predictors of Subjective Well-Being

Increasing Happiness and Life Satisfaction

Can You Be Too Happy?

4. Leisure, Flow, Mindfulness, and Peak Performance

Leisure

Flow and Optimal Experience

Mindfulness

Savoring

Peak Performance

5. Romantic Love and Positive Families

Genes, Hormones, and Marriage

The Varieties of Love

Finding Romance and Love

Relationship Satisfaction: What Makes Them Feel Good?

Relationship Stability: What Makes It Last?

Minding Relationships

Positive Families

What Hurts Relationships?

How to Nurture Positive Relationships That Last

6. Positive Health

Wellness

Positive Health

Psychological Factors Important to Health

Hardiness and Mindfulness Meditation

Positive Aging

Positive Coping

7. Excellence, Aesthetics, Creativity, and Genius

Pursuit of Excellence

Foundations of Excellence

Aesthetics and the Good Life

Creativity

Genius

8. Well-Being Across the Life Span

Well-Being Over the Life Span

Adjusting to Difficult Life Events

9. Models of Optimal Well-Being

Wisdom: What Did King Solomon Have?

Early Psychodynamic Ideas on Optimal Personality

Existentialism and Authenticity

Humanistic Perspectives

Purpose in Life, the Quiet Ego, and Personal Growth

The Optimal Personality: Common Themes

Your Inner Hero

10. Religion, Spirituality, and Well-Being

A Sense of Meaning and Purpose in Life

The Sacred Emotions

Religious Experiences

Contemplative Spirituality

Contemplative Religious Traditions

Mysticism and the Brain

Psychological Theories of Religious Maturity

11. Positive Institutions and Cultural Well-Being

Employee Engagement and Job Satisfaction

Careers That Use Positive Psychology

Positive Communities

Cross-Cultural Subjective Well-Being

12. A Look Toward the Future of Positive Psychology

How Do We Recognize a Life Well Lived?

Theories That Integrate Multiple Perspectives

New Research Methods

Alternative Perspectives on Well-Being

Integrate Positive Psychology With Psychology

The Question of Values

Cross-Cultural Considerations

Toward the Future With Optimism

References
Index