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An Exploration of the Health Benefits of Factors That Help Us to Thrive : A Special Issue of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine.

By: Ironson, Gail.
Contributor(s): Powell, Lynda H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2014Copyright date: ©2005Description: 1 online resource (278 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781317759171.Subject(s): Depression, Mental | Women -- Health and hygiene | Women -- Mental healthGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: An Exploration of the Health Benefits of Factors That Help Us to Thrive : A Special Issue of the International Journal of Behavioral MedicineDDC classification: 362.25 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Table of Contents -- An Exploration of the Health Benefits of Factors That Help Us to Thrive -- Positive Emotions: Exploring the Other Hemisphere in Behavioral Medicine -- Negative Emotional States and Adverse Health Outcomes -- Negative Emotional States and Physiological Adaptations -- Negative Emotional States, Health Behaviors, and the Social Environment -- The Other Hemisphere: Positive Emotional States -- Positive Emotional States and Spirituality -- Positive Emotional States and Physiological Adaptations -- Positive Emotional States, Health Behaviors and the Social Environment -- Relations Between Positive and Negative Emotional States -- Interventions to Enhance Positive Emotional States -- Conclusion -- References -- The Psychobiology of Emotion: The Role of the Oxytocinergic System -- Fight and Flight and Stress Responses -- Calm and Connection -- Oxytocin as an Agent in the Calm and Connection Response -- Mental Activation of the Calm and Connection Response -- The Process of Socialization -- Comments -- References -- Altruism, Happiness, and Health: It's Good to Be Good -- Background of Existing Research -- Mental Health -- Physical Health -- The Plausibility of Altruistic Causality -- Evolutionary Psychology -- Possibilities for Physiologic Advantages -- Positive Emotions May Protect or Distract from Negative Ones -- Public Health Significance and Implications -- References -- Appendix: Representative List of Cited Research and Major Findings -- Life Meaning: An Important Correlate of Health in the Hungarian Population -- Methodology -- Sample -- Standardized Mortality Data -- Measures -- Statistical Methods -- Results -- Discussion -- Appendix: Life Meaning From Rahe's Brief Stress and Coping Inventory -- References.
Dispositional Optimism and the Mechanisms by Which It Predicts Slower Disease Progression In HIV: Proactive Behavior, Avoidant Coping, and Depression -- Methods -- Participants -- Design -- Procedures -- Measures -- Statistical Methods -- Covariate Selection -- Results -- Description of the Sample -- Optimism and Disease Progression -- Correlates of Optimism -- Mediator Analysis -- Discussion -- Correlates and Mediators -- Reconciliation With Other HIV Literature -- Curvilinear Associations -- Limitations and Future Directions -- Implications for Clinical Practice -- References -- Sense of Coherence and Biomarkers of Health in 43-Year-Old Women -- Method -- Participants -- Medical Examination -- Questionnaire -- Statistical Analysis -- Results -- Discussion -- References -- Relations Between Companion Animals and Self-Reported Health in Older Women: Cause, Effect or Artifact? -- Characteristics of Pet Owners -- Health Benefits and Companion Animals -- Confounding and Effect Modification -- Methods -- Instruments -- Statistical Analyses -- Results -- Discussion -- Demographic and Other Factors -- Strengths of the Study -- Limitations of the Study -- Implications and Conclusions -- References -- Avoidance and Processing as Predictors of Symptom Change and Positive Growth in an Integrative Therapy for Depression -- Emotion Regulation and Mental Health -- Current Psychotherapies for Depression -- Method -- Participants -- Therapists -- Depression Treatment and Wellness Promotion Program -- Symptoms of Depression -- Process of Change -- Results -- Change in Depression -- The Process of Symptom Change and Positive Growth -- Discussion -- Conclusions -- References.
Summary: First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Cover -- Table of Contents -- An Exploration of the Health Benefits of Factors That Help Us to Thrive -- Positive Emotions: Exploring the Other Hemisphere in Behavioral Medicine -- Negative Emotional States and Adverse Health Outcomes -- Negative Emotional States and Physiological Adaptations -- Negative Emotional States, Health Behaviors, and the Social Environment -- The Other Hemisphere: Positive Emotional States -- Positive Emotional States and Spirituality -- Positive Emotional States and Physiological Adaptations -- Positive Emotional States, Health Behaviors and the Social Environment -- Relations Between Positive and Negative Emotional States -- Interventions to Enhance Positive Emotional States -- Conclusion -- References -- The Psychobiology of Emotion: The Role of the Oxytocinergic System -- Fight and Flight and Stress Responses -- Calm and Connection -- Oxytocin as an Agent in the Calm and Connection Response -- Mental Activation of the Calm and Connection Response -- The Process of Socialization -- Comments -- References -- Altruism, Happiness, and Health: It's Good to Be Good -- Background of Existing Research -- Mental Health -- Physical Health -- The Plausibility of Altruistic Causality -- Evolutionary Psychology -- Possibilities for Physiologic Advantages -- Positive Emotions May Protect or Distract from Negative Ones -- Public Health Significance and Implications -- References -- Appendix: Representative List of Cited Research and Major Findings -- Life Meaning: An Important Correlate of Health in the Hungarian Population -- Methodology -- Sample -- Standardized Mortality Data -- Measures -- Statistical Methods -- Results -- Discussion -- Appendix: Life Meaning From Rahe's Brief Stress and Coping Inventory -- References.

Dispositional Optimism and the Mechanisms by Which It Predicts Slower Disease Progression In HIV: Proactive Behavior, Avoidant Coping, and Depression -- Methods -- Participants -- Design -- Procedures -- Measures -- Statistical Methods -- Covariate Selection -- Results -- Description of the Sample -- Optimism and Disease Progression -- Correlates of Optimism -- Mediator Analysis -- Discussion -- Correlates and Mediators -- Reconciliation With Other HIV Literature -- Curvilinear Associations -- Limitations and Future Directions -- Implications for Clinical Practice -- References -- Sense of Coherence and Biomarkers of Health in 43-Year-Old Women -- Method -- Participants -- Medical Examination -- Questionnaire -- Statistical Analysis -- Results -- Discussion -- References -- Relations Between Companion Animals and Self-Reported Health in Older Women: Cause, Effect or Artifact? -- Characteristics of Pet Owners -- Health Benefits and Companion Animals -- Confounding and Effect Modification -- Methods -- Instruments -- Statistical Analyses -- Results -- Discussion -- Demographic and Other Factors -- Strengths of the Study -- Limitations of the Study -- Implications and Conclusions -- References -- Avoidance and Processing as Predictors of Symptom Change and Positive Growth in an Integrative Therapy for Depression -- Emotion Regulation and Mental Health -- Current Psychotherapies for Depression -- Method -- Participants -- Therapists -- Depression Treatment and Wellness Promotion Program -- Symptoms of Depression -- Process of Change -- Results -- Change in Depression -- The Process of Symptom Change and Positive Growth -- Discussion -- Conclusions -- References.

First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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