x

Our Privacy Policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy.

Positive Power of Negative Thinking Using Defensive Pessimism to Harness Anxiety and Perform at Your Peak

ISBN-10: 0465051391
ISBN-13: 9780465051397
Edition: 2002 (Reprint)
Authors: Julie K. Norem
List price: $15.95 Buy it from $3.00
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: From Norman Vincent Peale to the smiley face, optimism has become an essential part of society. In this book, psychologist Julie Norem offers evidence that, for many people, positive thinking is an ineffective strategy for successfully coping with  More...

Used Starting from $10.23
New Starting from $14.18
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Writing a Scientific Report Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 9/5/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

From Norman Vincent Peale to the smiley face, optimism has become an essential part of society. In this book, psychologist Julie Norem offers evidence that, for many people, positive thinking is an ineffective strategy for successfully coping with the anxieties and pressures of modern life.

Julie K. Norem is Associate Professor of Psychology at Wellesley College and was previously Associate Editor of Journal of Research in Personality.

Preamble to a Contrarian View
Accentuating the Negative: A Strategy, Not a Symptom
What It's All About: The Problem of Anxiety
Why Can't a Pessimist Be More Like an Optimist?
Taking Cover: The Avoider and the Self-Handicapper
Negative Thinking Versus Positive Illusions
No Size Fits All: Different Folks, Different Strategies
When Strategies Clash: Same Boat Different Strokes
Dark Side, Bright Side, My Side: Prospects for Change
References
Acknowledgments
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×