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Positive Psychology The Science of Happiness and Flourishing

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ISBN-10: 1544322925

ISBN-13: 9781544322926

Edition: 3rd 2020

Authors: William C. Compton, Edward L. Hoffman

List price: $135.00
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Topically organized, Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing presents a brief, up-to-date introduction to positive psychology. Authors William C. Compton and Edward Hoffman examine how positive psychology relates to stressors and health within such traditional research areas as developmental, clinical, personality, motivational, social, and behavioral psychology. The text offers perspectives on positive emotional states, research and theory on positive traits, coverage of positive institutions, and a look at the future of positive psychology. The Third Editionreflects significant growth in field with hundreds of new references and expanded content on topics such as…    
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Book details

List price: $135.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2020
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/18/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 7.38" wide x 9.13" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.310
Language: English

William Compton earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Vanderbilt University. Currently a Professor of Psychology at Middle Tennessee State University, he has taught a wide variety of classes including Introductory Psychology, Psychology of Adjustment, Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Counseling, Psychology of Happiness, and Introduction to Clinical Psychology. His research interests include health psychology, personality, and social psychology.