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- Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 22.99
1. Introduction: Piecing Passions Apart. 2. Feeling Without Thinking. 3. Embodied Appraisals. 4. Basic Emotions and Nature. 5. Emotions and Nature. 6. Emotions and Nurture. 7. Valence. 8. A Typology of Affective States. 9. Emotional Consciousness. 10. Is Getting Mad Like Seeing Red?. Coda: Parting Ways. References. Index more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 199.00
"...brilliant..."-- Malcolm Gladwell , Author of Blink. Tomkins's magnum opus, Affect Imagery Consciousness , was published by Springer Publishing Company in four volumes over 30 years. When Tomkins began writing the book in the 1950's, American psychology was dominated by psychoanalytic and behaviorist theories--neither of which... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 48.00
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 2006; US$ 45.00
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 stress,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
Through scares ranging from cot death, juvenile crime, internet porn, asylum seekers, dirty bombs and avian flu, we are bombarded with messages about emerging risks. Through new theories and new research findings, this book builds together a coherent argument, linking political events taking place at an international scale to ordinary people's... more...
- 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...
- Little, Brown and Company 2011; US$ 12.99
Nerves make us bomb job interviews, first dates, and SATs. With a presentation looming at work, fear robs us of sleep for days. It paralyzes seasoned concert musicians and freezes rookie cops in tight situations. And yet not everyone cracks. Soldiers keep their heads in combat; firemen rush into burning buildings; unflappable trauma doctors juggle... more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 67.00
Nobody thinks love unimportant, but we are not as clear as we should be about what love involves, and about what it is to learn to love. This book is primarily concerned with personal love between the sexes (or between members of the same sex). It is a mixture of analytic philosophy and depth-psychology, but free from jargon and technicality. Its main... more...