Emotion and Adaptation

Emotion and Adaptation

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Lazarus offers a theory of emotion that is cognitive, motivational, and relational, a position he has pioneered over the last forty years. Clearly written and controversial, this book will appeal to both the student and professional researcher in personality, social, and clinical psychology, as well as in cognitive and development psychology. It is an ideal supplementary textbook in courses on psychology of adjustment and psychology of emotion and feeling.show more

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  • Paperback | 570 pages
  • 157.48 x 233.68 x 30.48mm | 703.06g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • line figures, tables
  • 019509266X
  • 9780195092660
  • 1,228,169

Table of contents

Part I: BACKGROUND: About emotion; Issues of research, classification and measurements; Part II: THE COGNITIVE-MOTIVATIONAL-RELATIONAL THEORY: The person-environment relationship: motivation and coping; Cognition and emotion; Issues of causality; Part III: INDIVIDUAL EMOTIONS: Goal incongruent (negative) emotions; Goal congruent (positive) and problematic emotions; Part IV: EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Individual development; Social influence; Part V: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS: Emotions and health; Implications for research, assessment, treatment and disease prevention; References; Index.show more

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