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  • Feelingsby James D. Laird

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 64.99 US$ 58.49

    This book aims to pinpoint the connection feelings have with behavior -- a connection that, while clear, has never been fully explained. Following William James, Laird argues that feelings are not the cause of behavior but rather its consequences; the same goes for behavior and motives and behavior and attitudes. He presents research into feelings... more...

  • Affect Imagery Consciousnessby PhD Silvan S. Tomkins

    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...

  • Gut Reactionsby Jesse J. Prinz

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 22.99 US$ 20.69

    Gut Reactions is an interdisciplinary defense of the claim that emotions are perceptions in a double sense. First of all, they are perceptions of changes in the body, but, through the body, they also allow us to literally perceive danger, loss, and other matters of concern. This proposal, which Prinz calls the embodied appraisal theory, reconciles... more...

  • Positive Psychology and Family Therapyby Collie Wyatt Conoley; Jane Close Conoley

    Wiley 2009; US$ 55.00 US$ 47.67

    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...

  • Stress and Emotionby PhD Richard S. Lazarus

    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...

  • Shameby Michael Lewis

    Free Press 1995; US$ 18.95

    Shame, the quintessential human emotion, received little attention during the years in which the central forces believed to be motivating us were identified as primitive instincts like sex and aggression. Now, redressing the balance, there is an explosion of interest in the self-conscious emotion. Much of our psychic lives involve the negotiation of... more...

  • Attachment Theory and Psychoanalysisby Peter Fonagy

    Other Press 2010; US$ 24.99

    A Bestseller Attachment Theory shows scientifically how our earliest relationships with our mothers influence our later relationships in life. This book offers an excellent introduction to the findings of attachment theory and the major schools of psychoanalytic thought. "The book every student, colleague, and even rival theoretician has been... more...

  • Emotions and Beliefsby Nico H. Frijda; Antony S. R. Manstead; Sacha Bem

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 41.00

    Looks at the different ways in which emotions influence beliefs. more...

  • An Invitation to Friendshipby Charles Slagle

    Destiny Image, Inc. 2011; US$ 15.99

    Charles Slagle promises in this book to provide a glimple into God's heart, his nature and ways. His literary device is the letter, letters written by God to his beloved children and filled with counsel, encouragement, affection, and sometimes reproof. Our God is a Father whose heart longs for His children to sit and talk with Him in fellowship... more...

  • Urban Mindfulnessby Jonathan S Kaplan

    New Harbinger Publications 2010; US$ 15.95

    In Urban Mindfulness , a psychologist offers tips and strategies for using mindfulness meditation to transform the ordinary daily stresses, hassles, and joys of everyday urban living and to cultivate calm and balance in the hectic lives of city dwellers. more...