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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.00
In a wide array of social sciences, interest in emotion is flourishing. Psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists, communication scholars, and cognitive scientists are exploring human emotions in a variety of contexts. This book speaks to central issues raised by scholars in these disciplines through its review of leading cognitive appraisal theories... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.50
Do men and women grieve differently? This text, while emphasizing that there are many ways to cope with grief, offers a refreshing change from the popular gender stereotypes of grief. Two patterns of grieving are described: an intuitive pattern where individuals experience and express grief in an affective way (stereotyped as female); and an instrumental... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
Everyone deplores narcissism, especially in others. The vain are by turns annoying or absurd, offending us whether they are blissfully oblivious or proudly aware of their behavior. But are narcissism and vanity really as bad as they seem? Can we avoid them even if we try? In Mirror, Mirror , Simon Blackburn, the author of such best-selling philosophy... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2014; US$ 49.95
Many clients with shyness and social anxiety believe they can never change. They may even adjust their lives to avoid social activities or situations that make them uncomfortable. In a sense, they allow their social "muscles" to atrophy, and in the end may become even more alienated and despondent. There is hope. Just as physical fitness strengthens... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2014; US$ 13.95
People with depression are at a greater risk of letting their emotions sabotage their relationships. They may constantly worry that they aren?t good enough for their partners. They may also become irritable with their partners, or push them away when they are feeling sad. To make matters worse, their sex life may suffer. The truth is that feelings... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95
This book analyzes important criticisms of the current research on Emotional Intelligence (EI), a topic of growing interest in the behavioral and social sciences. It looks at emotional intelligence research and EI interventions from a scientific and measurement perspective and identifies ways of improving the often shaky foundations of our current... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
Based upon lectures presented at an invitational colloquium in honor of Nico Frijda, this collection of essays represents a brief and up-to-date overview of the field of emotions, their significance and how they function. For most, emotions are simply what we feel, giving our lives affective value. Scientists approach emotions differently -- some considering... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
Why do human beings feel shame? What is the cultural dimension of shame and sexuality? Can theory understand the power of affect? How is psychoanalysis integral to cultural theory? The experience of shame is a profound, painful and universal emotion with lasting effects on many aspects of public life and human culture. Rooted in childhood experience,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
Helping a mother transcend the death of her only child, helping a young child understand and cope with the death of a loved one, and helping survivors of the AIDS epidemic cope with the loss of numerous loved ones and the loss of community are among the greatest challenges facing today?s bereavement counselors. Bereavement explores these sensitive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
This important volume defines the state of the art in the field of emotion and memory by offering a blend of research review, unpublished findings, and theory on topics related to its study. As the first contemporary reference source in this area, it summarizes findings on implicit and explicit aspects of emotion and memory, addresses conceptual and... more...