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792 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199396511

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The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology

Third Edition

Edited by C.R. Snyder, Shane J. Lopez, Lisa M. Edwards, and Susana C. Marques

Oxford Library of Psychology

  • Features 68 chapters on the most current theory and research in the field of positive psychology
  • Provides interdisciplinary perspectives on positive psychology drawing from areas such as social work, clinical psychology, counseling, and school psychology
  • Highlights latest research, as well as new areas for applications of positive psychology

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters explore the intersections of neuroscience and positive psychology (e.g., neural mechanisms of altruism and empathy), which reveal cutting-edge research and emerging understandings about the brain
  • New chapters on applications (e.g., young children) and settings (e.g., intergenerational solidarity) broaden the utility of the volume

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