Download PDF by Anastasia Efklides,Despina Moraitou: A Positive Psychology Perspective on Quality of Life: 51

By Anastasia Efklides,Despina Moraitou

ISBN-10: 9400749627

ISBN-13: 9789400749627

ISBN-10: 9400798601

ISBN-13: 9789400798601

The build ‘‘quality of existence (QoL)’’, because the Nineteen Eighties, while it was once brought, is getting used more often than not within the context of illnesses. components of one’s existence that give a contribution to QoL are sturdy actual and psychological well-being, effective cognitive functioning, social help, with the ability to meet the necessities existence, confident feelings, and so on (Power, 2003). paintings on subjective health and wellbeing (SWB), nevertheless, used to be built within the context of fit daily life; it additionally has a historical past of greater than 30 years. in this 30-year interval components that experience an effect on SWB, comparable to SES, gender, overall healthiness, age, and religiosity were pointed out (Diener, 2000). a 3rd self sustaining line of analysis relates to what has been known as confident Psychology (Seligman & Csikszentmihalyi, 2000), that's, an emphasis on human strengths, akin to optimism, desire, knowledge, optimistic feelings, resilience, etc., which give a contribution to optimistic functioning in existence. lately, SWB has been linked to human strengths and to the stream of optimistic psychology yet this didn't occur for QoL, almost certainly due to its emphasis on individuals with illnesses. besides the fact that, QoL might be conceived of as a normal time period that relates to everybody, fit or no longer. during this experience, it really is heavily with regards to SWB outlined as happiness (Diener, 2000). additionally, QoL encompasses optimistic feelings that transcend happiness and has the virtue that it may be utilized to many alternative domain names of lifestyles reminiscent of interpersonal relatives, health-related occasions, and academic strivings. furthermore, the mechanism(s) that underpin QoL and SWB should be studied relating to people’s objectives and strengths of personality, that's, from a good mental viewpoint. this type of point of view can exhibit the specificities of “quality” within the quite a few domain names of existence and, in particular, the confident feelings and strengths that give a contribution to a happier, more healthy, and extra profitable lifestyles, even in face of adversity. accordingly, regardless of the variations one of the 3 theoretical traditions, specifically QoL, SWB, and optimistic psychology, it really is attainable to discover the typical flooring they percentage and every of them can make the most of notions constructed within the others. the purpose of the current publication is to compile those 3 traditions, exhibit the interactions of variables emphasised through them, and provides an integrative standpoint from the optimistic psychology standpoint. It additionally goals to increase the diversity of existence events within which you will search for caliber and which transcend the conventional emphasis of QoL on illnesses. hence, the content material of the proposed e-book covers varied age populations (from young ones to older adults), fit and other people dealing with illnesses in addition to humans dealing with difficulties of their interpersonal lives or of their targets. It additionally discusses elements that give a contribution to marital pride, health within the institution context, and issues that individuals worth and cherish. The chapters seek advice from notions reminiscent of happiness, curiosity, resilience, knowledge, desire, altruism, optimism, and spirituality/religiosity that characterize specified human strengths. eventually, it emphasizes the position of ambitions and motivation that attach SWB with self-regulation and handling of one’s existence priorities. To finish, the chapters integrated within the proposed edited publication target at bringing to the fore new theoretical advancements and learn on QoL, SWB, and confident psychology that bridges formerly detailed theoretical traditions. The proposed booklet covers a extensive variety of issues, addresses assorted theoretical pursuits and paves the best way for a extra integrative method. ultimately, it brings jointly a global set of authors, from united states, Europe, Australia, and Asia.

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