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Handbook of Hope

Theory, Measures, and Applications

1st Edition - April 24, 2000

Editor: C. Richard Snyder

Language: English
Hardback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 6 5 4 0 5 0 - 5
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 3 3 0 6 - 3

Hope has previously been a construct more of interest to philosophy and religion than in psychology. New research has shown, however, that hope is closely related to optimism,… Read more

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Hope has previously been a construct more of interest to philosophy and religion than in psychology. New research has shown, however, that hope is closely related to optimism, feelings of control, and motivation toward achieving one's goals. The Handbook of Hope presents a comprehensive overview of the psychological inquiry into hope, including its measurement, its development in children, how its loss is associated with specific clinical disorders, and therapeutic approaches that can help instill hope in those who have lost theirs. A final section discusses hope in occupational applications: how the use of hope can make one a better coach, teacher, or parent.