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Handbook of Positive Psychology Assessment

Publication Year:
2022
Edition:
1st Ed.
Author:
Willibald Ruch, Arnold B. Bakker, Louis Tay, Fabian Gander
Publisher:
Hogrefe Publishing GmbH
ISBN:
978-0-88-937619-9
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Learn how to select the right positive psychology (PP) assessment tool for the right situation


  • Written by internationally renowned authors

  • Looks at well-being, traits, states, and behavior

  • Presents the relevant psychometric properties

  • Considers assessment challenges

  • Recommends selection in different settings

  • Explores new directions in PP

  • A comprehensive guide to positive psychology assessment and the available tools

    This volume gives a state-of-the-art overview of assessment in the field of positive psychology, including a comprehensive survey of current theories, approaches, issues, and assessment instruments. In four sections, leading experts look at different conceptualizations of well-being and discuss specific traits, states, and behaviors. New directions in positive psychology are also explored, including measuring primal world beliefs, imagination, self-transcendent experiences, and nostalgia.

    Each chapter provides introductory background to the positive psychology topic being covered, reviews the most relevant assessment instruments, and discusses the specific assessment-related challenges. Recommendations for selecting assessment tools are included for specific settings, such as school, relationships, health and clinical settings, leisure, and interventions. This book is a must for positive psychology researchers, instructors, students, and practitioners wanting to select the right positive psychology instrument for the right situation.
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    Platform:
    OvidSP
    Publisher:
    Hogrefe Publishing GmbH
    Product Type:
    Book
    Author:
    Willibald Ruch, Arnold B. Bakker, Louis Tay, Fabian Gander
    ISBN:
    978-0-88-937619-9
    Specialty:
    • Measurement
    • Psychology
    Language:
    English
    Edition:
    1st Ed.
    Pages:
    474
    Publication Year:
    2022

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