Positive Psychology at the Movies Using Films to Build Character Strengths and Well-Being

ISBN-10: 0889374430

ISBN-13: 9780889374430

Edition: 2nd 2014

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Movies are a powerful and enjoyable medium for learning. This title shows exactly how to use film to learn about the concepts and the real-life benefits of positive psychology, both for self-improvement and in classes or seminars.
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List price: $59.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 486
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

About the Authors
In Memoriam
Foreword to this Second Edition
Foreword to the First Edition
Introduction and Background
Character Strengths at the Movies
The Virtue of Wisdom and Knowledge
Wisdom and Knowledge I: Creativity and Curiosity
Wisdom and Knowledge II: Judgment, Love of Learning, and Perspective
The Virtue of Courage
Courage I: Bravery and Perseverance
Courage II: Honesty and Zest
The Virtue of Humanity
Humanity I: Love
Humanity II: Kindness and Social Intelligence
The Virtue of Justice
Justice: Teamwork, Fairness, and Leadership
The Virtue of Temperance
Temperance: Forgiveness, Humility, Prudence, and Self-Regulation
The Virtue of Transcendence
Transcendence I: Appreciation of Beauty/Excellence and Gratitude
Transcendence II: Hope and Humor
Transcendence III: Spirituality
PERMA at the Movies
Positive Relationships
Achievement, Positive Emotions, Engagement, and Meaning
Mindfulness and Resilience
Conclusion and Future Directions
Exemplars in Positive Psychology at the Movies
The Positive Psychology Film Awards
Positive Psychology Movies for Children, Adolescents, and Families
Positive Psychology Shorts
Questions for Classroom, Therapy, and Movie Group Discussions
Positive Psychology Movie Clips
Syllabus of a Positive Psychology Course That Uses Movies
Website Resources: Movies, Positive Psychology, and Character Strengths
100 Years… 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies
Positive Psychology Movies: Films That Portray and Inspire Character Strengths
Film Index
People Index
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