The Wiley Handbook of Positive Clinical Psychology

The Wiley Handbook of Positive Clinical Psychology

By: Alex M. Wood (editor), Judith Johnson (editor)Hardback

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Edited by the founder of the field, this is the first handbook on positive clinical psychology a revolutionary approach that places equal importance on both the positive and negative aspects of mental health and well-being. The first handbook on positive clinical psychology, a revolutionary approach that places equal importance on the positive and negative aspects of mental health and well-being Brings together new work from authorities in positive psychology and clinical psychology to offer an integrated examination of well-being as it relates to personality, psychopathology, psychological treatments, and more Discusses theory, research, and practice across a broad range of topics such as optimism, positive affect, well-being therapy, childhood well-being, evolutionary perspectives, and clinical implementation Contains essential information for researchers, instructors and practitioners in clinical psychology, positive psychology, mental health, and well-being in general

About Author

Alex M. Wood is Professor and Director of the Behavioral Science Centre at Stirling Management School, University of Stirling, UK. He is also Honorary Professor in the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Manchester, UK. He is credited with founding positive clinical psychology, and he has published more than 100 papers related to well-being in leading journals across psychology, medicine, and economics. He guest edited the special issue of Clinical Psychology Review that first introduced positive clinical psychology to the mainstream. Judith Johnson is a Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer at the University of Leeds and the Bradford Institute of Health Research, UK. Her research is focused on understanding and supporting the development of wellbeing and resilience, and how this can be applied in healthcare settings to improve treatments and service delivery. She is co-editor of Case Formulation in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: The Treatment of Challenging and Complex Cases (second edition, 2015).


List of Contributors xi Part I Developing a Positive Clinical Psychology 1 1 Positive Clinical Psychology: An Introduction 3 Alex M. Wood and Judith Johnson 2 Toward a More Positive Clinical Psychology: Deconstructing the Illness Ideology and Psychiatric Diagnosis 19 James E. Maddux 3 Why Clinical Psychology Should Not Go Positive and/or Negative 31 Barbara S. Held 4 A Practical Guide to Positive Functioning Assessment in Clinical Psychology 47 Stephen Joseph and Tom G. Patterson Part II Personality and Individual Differences 57 5 Positive Mood Dysfunction in Psychopathology: A Structural Perspective 59 David Watson 6 Resilience: The Bi-Dimensional Framework 73 Judith Johnson 7 Self -Efficacy: A Foundational Concept for Positive Clinical Psychology 89 James E. Maddux and Evan M. Kleiman 8 Empathy: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly 103 Eamonn Ferguson 9 Nostalgia: A Bittersweet Emotion that Confers Psychological Health Benefits 125 Constantine Sedikides and Tim Wildschut 10 A Dark Side of Gratitude? Distinguishing between Beneficial Gratitude and its Harmful Impostors for the Positive Clinical Psychology of Gratitude and Well-Being 137 Alex M. Wood, Robert A. Emmons, Sara B. Algoe, Jeffrey J. Froh, Nathanial M. Lambert, and Philip Watkins 11 Using Eudaimonic Well -being to Improve Lives 153 Chiara Ruini and Carol D. Ryff 12 Positive Clinical Gerontology: Integrating Positive and Negative Perspectives on Aging 167 Adam Davidson and George Vaillant Part III Disorders 181 13 Improving the Capacity to Treat Depression using Talking Therapies: Setting a Positive Clinical Psychology Agenda 183 Barnaby D. Dunn and Henrietta Roberts 14 Don t Worry, Be Happy: Toward a Positive Clinical Psychology for Anxiety Disorders 205 Philip C. Watkins and Andrew Pereira 15 A Growth Perspective on Post-traumatic Stress 223 Elizabeth L. Addington, Richard G. Tedeschi, and Lawrence G. Calhoun 16 A Positive Mood Cannot be too Positive : How to Utilize Positive and Negative Clinical Psychology in Bipolar Disorder 233 Warren Mansell 17 Positive Clinical Psychology and the Promotion of Happiness, Compassion, and Autonomy in People with Psychosis 245 Paul Hutton 18 An Integrative Model of Personality Strengths and Weaknesses 261 Thomas A. Widiger 19 Resilience and Protective Factors in Childhood and Adolescence 279 Peter J. Taylor 20 Suicidal Behavior: The Power of Prospection 293 Andrew K. MacLeod Part IV Positive Psychology Interventions in Clinical Practice 305 21 Positive Psychological Interventions: An Overview 307 Acacia C. Parks and Liudmila Titova 22 Positive Psychotherapy: Clinical Application of Positive Psychology 321 Tayyab Rashid and Ryan N. Howes 23 Positive Activity Interventions for Mental Health Conditions: Basic Research and Clinical Applications 349 Lilian J. Shin and Sonja Lyubomirsky 24 Interventions to Promote Forgiveness are Exemplars of Positive Clinical Psychology 365 Everett L. Worthington, Jr., Brandon J. Griffin, Caroline R. Lavelock, Chelsea M. Hughes, Chelsea L. Greer, Steven J. Sandage, and Mark S. Rye 25 Mindfulness in Positive Clinical Psychology 381 Shauna Shapiro, Sarah de Sousa, and Carley Hauck 26 Well -being Therapy 395 Giovanni A. Fava 27 Quality of Life Therapy 409 Michael B. Frisch Part V Reinterpreting Existing Therapies 427 28 Person-Centered Psychology: An Organismic Positive Approach to the Problems of Living and Helping People Flourish 429 Pete Sanders and Stephen Joseph 29 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: A Contextual View of Positive and Negative as Applied to Positive Clinical Psychology 445 Timothy K. Feeney and Steven C. Hayes 30 Schema Therapy 461 Christopher D. J. Taylor and Arnoud Arntz Index 477

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118468241
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9781118468241
  • weight: 884
  • ISBN10: 1118468244

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