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A Positive Psychology Perspective on Quality of Life

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction: Looking at Quality of Life and Well-Being from a Positive Psychology Perspective
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    Chapter 2 Hierarchical Needs, Income Comparisons, and Happiness Levels
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    Chapter 3 Goals and Plans: Their Relationship to Well-Being
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    Chapter 4 Living in Accordance with One’s Implicit Motives: Cross-Cultural Evidence for Beneficial Effects of Motive-Goal Congruence and Motive Satisfaction
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    Chapter 5 Positive Psychology and Subjective Well-Being Homeostasis: A Critical Examination of Congruence
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    Chapter 6 Life Satisfaction in Adults: The Effect of Religiosity, Worry, and Perceived Physical Health State
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    Chapter 7 Altruism and Health: Theoretical Perspectives
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    Chapter 8 Marital Quality and Well-Being: The Role of Gender, Marital Duration, Social Support and Cultural Context
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    Chapter 9 The Role of Dispositional Optimism in Physical and Mental Well-Being
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    Chapter 10 The Relation of Optimism to Cardiac Patients’ Subjective Health Through Illness Representations: Does the Level of Optimism Matter?
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    Chapter 11 Wise Thinking, Hopeful Thinking, and Positive Aging: Reciprocal Relations of Wisdom, Hope, Memory, and Affect in Young, Middle-Aged, and Older Adults
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    Chapter 12 Dispositional Hope and Action-State Orientation: Their Role in Self-Regulated Learning
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    Chapter 13 One Ingredient in the Mix: Interest and Psychological Well-Being
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    Chapter 14 From Burnout to Engagement During Transition from School to Work
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    Chapter 15 A Comparative Study of Resilience in Greece and Cyprus: The Effects of Negative Life Events, Self-Efficacy, and Social Support on Mental Health
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Title
A Positive Psychology Perspective on Quality of Life
Published by
A Positive Psychology Perspective on Quality of Life, January 2013
DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-4963-4
ISBNs
978-9-40-074962-7, 978-9-40-074963-4, 978-9-40-079860-1
Authors

Stavros A. Drakopoulos

Editors

Anastasia Efklides, Despina Moraitou

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Indonesia 1 <1%
Malaysia 1 <1%
Hong Kong 1 <1%
Argentina 1 <1%
Unknown 105 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 27 25%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 17%
Student > Bachelor 17 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 12%
Researcher 10 9%
Other 24 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 71 65%
Social Sciences 12 11%
Arts and Humanities 5 5%
Unspecified 5 5%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 3%
Other 13 12%