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Positive psychological assessment : a handbook of models and measures

Author: Matthew W Gallagher; Shane J Lopez
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"This book is a primer for practitioners and researchers striving to incorporate the assessment of human strengths, resources, and fulfillment into their work. Contributors examine the scientific underpinnings and practical applications of measures of hope, optimism, self-efficacy, problem-solving, locus of control, creativity, wisdom, courage, positive emotion, self-esteem, love, emotional intelligence, empathy,
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Positive psychological assessment
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, 2019
(DLC) 2019002690
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew W Gallagher; Shane J Lopez
ISBN: 9781433830020 1433830027
OCLC Number: 1083179343
Notes: Revised edition of Positive psychological assessment, c2003.
Description: xvii, 448 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: Part I. Searching for the positive --
ch. 1. Introduction to positive psychological assessment / Matthew W. Gallagher --
ch. 2. Striking a vital balance: developing a complementary focus on human weakness and strength / Shane J. Lopez, C. R. Snyder, Heather N. Rasmussen, and Brian P. Cole --
ch. 3. Measuring and labeling the positive and negative / Lisa M. Edwards, Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti, Ashley Faytol, Jesse Wynn, C. R. Snyder, and Shane J. Lopez --
ch. 4. Assessment of positive psychology constructs across cultures / Lisa Y. Flores and Hang-Shim Lee. Part II. Cognitive models and measures --
ch. 5. Optimism / Charles S. Carver and Michael F. Scheir--
ch. 6. Hope / Matthew W. Gallagher, Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti, Shane J. Lopez, and C. R. Snyder --
ch. 7. Measuring career and occupational self-efficacy / Karen M. O'Brien, Monica S. Kearney, and Elizabeth Sauber --
ch. 8. Creating a positive life: the role of problem-solving appraisal / Puncky Paul Heppner, Mary J. Heppner, Yu-Wei Wang, and Dong-Gwi Lee --
ch. 9. Measuring creativity in research and practice / Barbara A. Kerr and Olivia A. Stull --
ch. 10. The assessment of wisdom-related performance / Ursula M. Staudinger --
ch. 11. Conceptualizing courage / Christie L. Kelly, Hannah J. Murphy, Chad R. Breeden, Benjamin P. Hardy, Shane J. Lopez, Kristin Koetting O'Byrne, Stephanie Petersen Leachman, and Cynthia L. Pury. Part III. Emotional models and measures --
ch. 12. Measuring positive emotions / Louis Tay, Ed Diener, Richard E. Lucas, and Randy J. Larsen --
ch. 13. Assessing self-esteem / Carrie L. Wyland and Emily S. Shaffer --
ch. 14. Measuring love / Susan S. Hendrick and Clyde Hendrick --
ch. 15. Measuring emotional and personal intelligence / David R. Caruso, John D. Mayer, Victoria Bryan, Kimberly G. Phillips, and Peter Salovey. Part IV. Interpersonal models and measures --
ch. 16. Empathy / Qing Zhou, Nancy Eisenberg, and Carlos Valiente --
ch. 17. Adult attachment security / Frederick G. Lopez--
ch. 18. Forgiveness / Laura Y. Thompson and C. R. Snyder --
ch. 19. Humor / Rod A. Martin --
ch. 20 Gratitude / Robert A. Emmons, Jeffrey Froh, and Rachel Rose --
ch. 21. Moral judgment maturity: from clinical to standard measures / John C. Gibbs, Karen S. Basinger, Rebecca McDonald and Dasom Lee . Part V. Models and measures of positive processes and outcomes --
ch. 22. Measuring religious constructs: a hierarchical approach to construct organization and scale selection Jo-Ann Tsang, Robert D. Carlisle, and Michael E. McCullough --
ch. 23. Vocational psychology assessment: positive human characteristics leading to positive work outcomes / Christine Robitschek and Matthew W. Ashton --
ch. 24. Measuring satisfaction and meaning at work / Michael F. Steger, Bryan J. Dik, and Yerin Shim --
ch. 25. Defining, measuring, and applying subjective well-being / Jeana L. Magyar and Corey L. M. Keyes. Part VI. Looking ahead --
ch. 26. The future of positive psychological assessment: making a difference / Matthew W. Gallagher, Shane J. Lopez, and C. R. Snyder.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew W. Gallagher and Shane J. Lopez.

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