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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 June 2018
  • ISBN : 9780128134320
  • Page : 360 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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The Psychology of Mattering: Understanding the Human Need to be Significant is the first comprehensive examination of mattering that is discussed in terms of associated motives, cognitions, emotions and behaviors. As mattering involves the self in relation to other people, the book tackles key relational themes of internal working models of attachment, transactional processes, and more. Extensive analysis from a conceptual perspective is balanced by a similar analysis of mattering from an applied perspective, specifically the relevance of mattering in clinical and counseling contexts, in assessment and treatment. The book is supported by recent empirical advances making it an authoritative text on the psychology of mattering that will heighten awareness of mattering by informing academic scholars and the general public. Defines mattering and its various facets Explains the importance of mattering in predicting key life outcomes Provides a narrative perspective on the importance of mattering in people’s lives Discusses mattering in terms of self-esteem, perfectionism, self-compassion, and vulnerabilities and resilience Describes assessment scales for measuring mattering Details links between mattering and anxiety, depression and suicide

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The Psychology of Mattering

The Psychology of Mattering
  • Author : Gordon Flett
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-01
  • ISBN : 9780128134320
GET THIS BOOKThe Psychology of Mattering

The Psychology of Mattering: Understanding the Human Need to be Significant is the first comprehensive examination of mattering that is discussed in terms of associated motives, cognitions, emotions and behaviors. As mattering involves the self in relation to other people, the book tackles key relational themes of internal working models of attachment, transactional processes, and more. Extensive analysis from a conceptual perspective is balanced by a similar analysis of mattering from an applied perspective, specifically the relevance of mattering in

The Psychology of Mattering

The Psychology of Mattering
  • Author : Gordon Flett
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-19
  • ISBN : 012809415X
GET THIS BOOKThe Psychology of Mattering

The Psychology of Mattering: Understanding the Human Need to be Significant is the first comprehensive examination of mattering that is discussed in terms of associated motives, cognitions, emotions and behaviors. As mattering involves the self in relation to other people, the book tackles key relational themes of internal working models of attachment, transactional processes, and more. Extensive analysis from a conceptual perspective is balanced by a similar analysis of mattering from an applied perspective, specifically the relevance of mattering in

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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-17
  • ISBN : 9781108839013
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Mattering is about feeling valued and adding value. These components are essential for health, happiness, love, work, and social justice.

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-02-17
  • ISBN : 9781444305791
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-09-05
  • ISBN : 9781441916945
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The Encyclopedia of Adolescence breaks new ground as an important central resource for the study of adolescence. Comprehensive in breath and textbook in depth, the Encyclopedia of Adolescence – with entries presented in easy-to-access A to Z format – serves as a reference repository of knowledge in the field as well as a frequently updated conduit of new knowledge long before such information trickles down from research to standard textbooks. By making full use of Springer’s print and online flexibility, the

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  • Author : Sandor B. Brent
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-09-10
  • ISBN : 9781000089691
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Originally published in 1984, this work is organised in three parts. Each part consists of several related chapters. Each chapter explores the assumptions and implications of a closely related group of concepts in depth. Part 1 explores what a structure is. It considers such notions as content, context, constraint, unity, integrity, and the hierarchical and nucleate forms of organization. Part 2 critically explores the dynamic (energic) conceptualization of psychological and social phenomena. Thus, this part considers such notions as energy, entropy, activity, confirmation,

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-11-24
  • ISBN : 9780387369211
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Psychology, focusing on processes that occur inside the individual and Sociology, focusing on social collectives and social institutions, come together in Social Psychology to explore the interface between the two fields. The core concerns of social psychology include the impact of one individual on another; the impact of a group on its individual members; the impact of individuals on the groups in which they participate; the impact of one group on another. This book is a successor to Social Psychology:

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-07
  • ISBN : 9780128188507
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Navigating Life Transitions for Meaning explores the central human motivation of meaning making, and its counterpart, meaning disruption. The book describes different types of specific transitions, details how specific transitions affect an individual differently, and provides appropriate clinical approaches. The book examines the effects of life transitions on the component parts of meaning in life, including making sense (coherence), driving life goals (purpose), significance (mattering), and continuity. The book covers a range of transitions, including developmental (e.g., adolescence to

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  • Author : Paul L. Hewitt,Gordon L. Flett,Samuel F. Mikail
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-03-16
  • ISBN : 9781462529124
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Grounded in decades of influential research, this book thoroughly examines perfectionism: how it develops, its underlying mechanisms and psychological costs, and how to target it effectively in psychotherapy. The authors describe how perfectionistic tendencies--rooted in early relational and developmental experiences--make people vulnerable to a wide range of clinical problems. They present an integrative treatment approach and demonstrate ways to tailor interventions to the needs of individual clients. A group treatment model is also detailed. State-of-the-art assessment tools are discussed (and

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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2021
  • ISBN : 9781793634665
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  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2016-08-30
  • ISBN : 9781479878840
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Feminists today are re-imagining nature, biology, and matter in feminist thought and critically addressing new developments in biology, physics, neuroscience, epigenetics and other scientific disciplines. Mattering, edited by noted feminist scholar Victoria Pitts-Taylor, presents contemporary feminist perspectives on the materialist or ‘naturalizing’ turn in feminist theory, and also represents the newest wave of feminist engagement with science. The volume addresses the relationship between human corporeality and subjectivity, questions and redefines the boundaries of human/non-human and nature/culture, elaborates on

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-09-29
  • ISBN : 9781000442908
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This pioneering book in elite athlete wellbeing brings together the narratives of athletes and wellbeing practitioners in high-performance sport with cutting-edge theorizing from world-leading academics to explore pertinent mental wellbeing matters that present for elite athletes both during and after their careers. The journey of the elite athlete is considered from entering the high-performance system as a youth performer through to retirement, with contributions illuminating the ways in which mental wellbeing can be impacted – both negatively and positively – through common

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  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2009-02-24
  • ISBN : 9780307371362
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-09-22
  • ISBN : 9781000431391
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-07-03
  • ISBN : 9783319898421
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