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Promoting Psychological Wellbeing in Children and Families

Editors: Kirkcaldy, Bruce (Ed.)

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Psychology's contribution to health research and clinical practice continues to grow at a phenomenal pace. In this book a global and multidisciplinary selection of outstanding academics and clinicians focus on the psychological well-being and positive health of both children and families in order to 'depathologise' mental disorders.

About the authors

Alexandru Agache, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany Alexander-Stamatios Antoniou, University of Athens, Greece Kathleen Ares, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, USA Dinesh Bhugra, King's College London, UK Peter R. Breggin, Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy, USA Valeria Cavioni, University of Pavia, Italy Carmel Cefai, University of Malta, Malta Kathy Chan, University of Ottawa, Canada George p. Chrousos, University of Athens, Greece Joseph Ciarrochi, Australian Catholic University, Australia Rudi Dallos, University of Plymouth, UK Jack Demick, Harvard University, USA Nisha Dogra, University of Leicester, UK Megan L. Dolbin-MacNab, Virginia Tech, USA Adrian Furnham, University College London, UK Ahmed Hankir, Manchester University, UK Louise Hayes, University of Melbourne, Australia Bert Hayslip Jr, University of North Texas, USA Mark D Holder, University of British Columbia, Canada Niranjan Karnik, University of Chicago Abdul Khaleque, University of Connecticut, USA Bruce Kirkcaldy, International Centre for the Study of Occupational and Mental Health, Germany Christine Korol, Vancouver General Hospital, Canada Lisa M. Kuhns, Northwestern University, USA Ellen Langer, Harvard University, USA Birgit Leyendecker, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany Robert J. Maiden, Alfred University, USA Mathias Mejeh, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Northwestern Switzerland, Switzerland Eftychia Mitsopoulou, Faculty of Primary Education at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece Peter Nenniger, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany Christelle Ngnoumen, Harvard University, USA Nicole Pugh, Vancouver General Hospital, Canada Axel Schölmerich, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany Robyn L. Weninger, University of British Columbia, Canada Daniel J. Wiener, Central Connecticut State University, USA

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Introduction — Enhancing Mental Health and Psychological Well-Being

    Pages 1-13

    Kirkcaldy, Bruce

  • Lay People’s Knowledge of Mental and Physical Illness

    Pages 14-32

    Furnham, Adrian (et al.)

  • A Paradigm Shift: Social Functioning Rather Than Symptom Reduction

    Pages 33-51

    Hankir, Ahmed (et al.)

  • Mental Health Promotion in School: An Integrated, School-Based, Whole School

    Pages 52-67

    Cefai, Carmel (et al.)

  • Understanding and Overcoming Guilt, Shame, and Anxiety: Based on the Theory of Negative Legacy Emotions

    Pages 68-80

    Breggin, Peter R.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Promoting Psychological Wellbeing in Children and Families
Editors
  • Bruce Kirkcaldy
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-47996-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137479969
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-47995-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 315
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