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Positive psychological assessment [electronic resource] : a handbook of models and measures / edited by Shane J. Lopez and C.R. Snyder.

Lopez, Shane J. (Added Author). Snyder, C. R. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: xvii, 495 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, c2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary, etc.: This handbook is a primer for practitioners and researchers striving to incorporate the assessment of human strengths, resources, and fulfillment into their work. Contributors aptly examine the scientific underpinnings and practical applications of measures of hope, optimism, self-efficacy, problem solving, locus of control, creativity, wisdom, courage, positive emotion, self-esteem, emotional intelligence, empathy, attachment, forgiveness, humor, gratitude, faith, morality, and quality of life. Vocational and multicultural applications of positive psychological assessment are also discussed, as is the measurement of contextual variables that may facilitate the development or enhancement of human strength. The variety of perspectives offered will be immensely helpful to readers who wish to incorporate balance into their assessments and research through the integration of theoretically grounded positive measures. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved).
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also issued in print.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 2004. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement.
Subject: Psychological tests.
Psychological Tests.

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