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Happiness : unlocking the mysteries of psychological wealth

Diener, Ed. (Author). Biswas-Diener, Robert. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 1405146613 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781405146616 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 290 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-277) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- pt. I. Understanding true wealth -- 1. Psychological wealth : the balanced portfolio -- 2. Two principles of psychological wealth -- pt. II. Happy people function better -- 3. Health and happiness -- 4. Happiness and social relationships : you can't do without them -- 5. Happiness at work : it pays to be happy -- pt. III. Causes of happiness and genuine wealth -- 6. Can money buy happiness? -- 7. Religion, spirituality, and happiness -- 8. The happiest places on earth : culture and well-being -- 9. Nature and nurture : is there a happiness set point, and can you change it? -- 10. Our crystal balls : happiness forecasting -- 11. Take AIM on happiness : attention, interpretation, and memory -- pt. IV. Putting it all together -- 12. Yes, you can be too happy -- 13. Living happily ever after -- 14. Measuring psychological wealth : your well-being balance sheet -- Epilogue. About the science of happiness -- Further reading -- References -- Index.
Subject: Happiness

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Happiness : Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth
Happiness : Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth
by Diener, Ed; Biswas-Diener, Robert
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Happiness : Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth

About the Authors Ed Diener, PhD, is the Joseph R. Smiley Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is recognized as the world's foremost authority on the science of happiness. He is also a senior scientist for the Gallup Organization. Robert Biswas-Diener, Program Director at the Center for Applied Positive Psychology (UK) and part-time lecturer at Portland State University, lives in Milwaukie, Oregon. He is known as the "Indiana Jones of positive psychology" for his research on subjective well-being in remote cultures around the world.

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