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- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 54.99
In this landmark work, Richard Lazarus -- one of the world's foremost authorities -- offers a comprehensive treatment of the psychology of emotion, its role in adaptation, and the issues that must be addressed to understand it. The work provides a complete theory of emotional processes, explaining how different emotions are elicited and expressed,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 24.99
Passion and Reason draws on four decades of research to bring readers the first book to move beyond both clinical jargon and 'feel-good' popular psychology to explain how emotions are aroused, how they are managed, and how they critically shape views of ourselves and the world around us. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 60.00
Elspeth Probyn contends that shame is a powerful resource in rethinking who we are and who we want to be. What shames us says a great deal about our character as individuals and as a society. Blush combines psychology and cultural criticism, sociology and popular science, to present a unique perspective on debates about the ethics and emotion of identity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95
The relationship between thinking and feeling has puzzled philosophers for centuries, but more recently has become a dominant focus in psychology and in the brain sciences. This second edition of the highly praised Cognition and Emotion examines everything from past philosophical to current psychological perspectives in order to offer a novel understanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
The affective connotations of environmental stimuli are evaluated spontaneously and with minimal cognitive processing. The activated evaluations influence subsequent emotional and cognitive processes. Featuring original contributions from leading researchers active in this area, this book reviews and integrates the most recent research and theories... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 55.00
An affirming guide equipping family therapists to effectively incorporate positive psychology within their practices The next step in the evolution of family therapy, positive psychology has enabled family therapists to help families—whatever their form—to build upon their strengths, overcome dysfunction, and move to new levels of harmony... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 244.99
"...brilliant..."-- Malcolm Gladwell , Author of Blink "The writings for which this essay is offered as a Prologue consumed him from the mid-1950s throughthe end of his life in 1991. Knowing it was his žlifework,Ó Tomkins conflated žlifeÓ and žwork,Ó reifyingthe superstition that its completion would equal death and refusing to release for publication... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 49.99
This volume is a sequel to the landmark work that established an exciting new field of study, Stress, Appraisal and Coping (Lazarus and Folkman, 1984). The author now explores the newest trends in research and theory, focusing on the rationale for a cognitive-mediational approach to stress and emotions. He makes clear distinctions between social... more...