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Positive Psychology of Love

M. Hojjat and Duncan Cramer (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This edited volume provides a clear and up-to-date summary of the most relevant research which suggests how we can have more fulfilling close and intimate relationships and how these relationships ... More


Positive Psychology and Mental Health

Jeana L. Magyar-Moe

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Research supports the utilization of positive psychological constructs, theories, and interventions for enhanced understanding and improvement of mental health. When applied to mental health ... More


Positive Psychology, Culture, and Personal Relationship Processes

Stanley O. Gaines and Sarah Ketay

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In the present chapter, the authors examine links between culture and personal relationship processes from the standpoint of positive psychology. Using A. Aron and E. N. Aron’s (1986) self-expansion ... More


Self-Esteem, Relationships, and Positive Psychology: Concepts, Research, and Connections

Christopher J. Mruk

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

William James introduced self-esteem to psychology in 1890 making it one of the oldest themes in social science today (James, 1890/1983). In addition, self-esteem is reported to be “one of the top ... More


Conclusions/Epilogue

Clyde Hendrick and Susan S. Hendrick

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This concluding chapter provides a brief reprise and modest critique of the sixteen substantive chapters. Because the theme of the volume is the positive psychology of love, the critiques pointed ... More


The Positive Psychology of Romantic Love

Jennifer M. Tomlinson and Arthur Aron

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Romantic love can be one of life’s most exhilarating and meaningful experiences, providing strong potential for self-growth. Recent research suggests that many positive processes occur within healthy ... More


Positive Psychology of Love and Communication

Bryan Asbury and Steve Duck

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The relationship between communication and love is more complex than research indicates. Descriptions of love are often derived from an actional [Sender] model of communication, which has simplistic ... More


Forgiveness and Positive Psychology

Mahzad Hojjat and Brian J. Ayotte

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Positive psychology explores human strengths that help us live more satisfying and fulfilled lives (Seligman, & Csikszentmihalyi, 2000). Forgiveness is one such strength. In the face of a ... More


Psychology: Volume 1: Cognitive and Affective Processes

Girishwar Misra (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199498840
eISBN:
9780190990596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498840.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This survey of research on psychology in five volumes is a part of a series undertaken by the ICSSR since 1969, which covers various disciplines under social science. Volume One of this survey, ... More


Love and Physical Health

Aubri A. Paxson and Shauna L. Shapiro

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on the relation between love in close relationships and physical well-being. We discuss current knowledge, reviewing literature on the effects of loving relationships on physical ... More


Stories in the Building of Deaf Identity: The Potential of Life Storytelling to Enhance Deaf Flourishing and Well-Being

Goedele A. M. De Clerck

in Deaf Identities: Exploring New Frontiers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190887599
eISBN:
9780190091989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887599.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

To encourage resilience and well-being, this chapter by a deaf anthropologist, social scientist and psychotherapist describes storytelling as a strategy that is critical for the formation of personal ... More


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