Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing (3rd Edition) – PDF

eBook details

  • Authors: William C. Compton, Edward L. Hoffman
  • File Size: 6 MB, 9 MB
  • Format: ePub (original), PDF (converted)
  • Length: 526 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc; 3rd edition
  • Publication Date: January 28, 2019
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07N6G4XH2
  • ISBN-10: 1544322925
  • ISBN-13: 9781544322926


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About The Author

Edward Hoffman

William C. Compton

William C. Compton

Dr. William Compton earned his PhD in Clinical Psychology at Vanderbilt University. He is currently a Professor of Psychology at the Middle Tennessee State University, USA where he has taught a wide variety of classes including Psychology of Adjustment, Introductory Psychology, Theories of Counseling, Abnormal Psychology, Psychology of Happiness, and Introduction to Clinical Psychology. His research interests include personality, health psychology, and social psychology.

Topically organized, Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing, 3rd edition, (PDF/ePub) presents an up-to-date, highly engaging introduction to positive psychology. Authors William Compton and Edward Hoffman invite college students to apply practices to their own lives, contexts, and experiences to ensure understanding. The textbook examines how positive psychology applies to stressors and health within such traditional research areas as developmental, personality, clinical, social, motivational, and behavioral psychology. Furthermore, the textbook offers perspectives on positive emotional states, research and theory on positive traits, coverage of positive institutions, and a look at the future of positive psychology. The 3rd Edition reflects significant growth in field with hundreds of new references and expanded content on topics including mindfulness, money and subjective well-being, and romantic love.


1. An Introduction to Positive Psychology. 2. Foundations: Emotion, Motivation, and the Nature of Well-Being. 3. Subjective Well-Being. 4. Leisure, Flow, Mindfulness, and Peak Performance. 5. Love and Well-Being. 6. Positive Health. 7. Excellence, Aesthetics, Creativity, and Genius. 8. Well-Being Across the Lifespan. 9. Optimal Well-Being. 10. Religion, Spirituality, and Well-Being. 11. Positive Institutions and Cultural Well-Being. 12. A Look Toward the Future of Positive Psychology.

NOTE: This sale only includes the ebook Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing 3e in ePub (and a converted PDF). No online or access codes included. In the PDF, the page numbers and formatting will NOT match the printed book.


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