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  1. Shane J. Lopez
  1. Frank D. Fincham1,
  2. Sara K. Bridges2,
  3. Frederick J. Wertz3,
  4. Ana C. DiRago4,
  5. George E. Vaillant5,
  6. Michael F. Steger6,
  7. Shauna L. Shapiro7,
  8. Lisa Lewis8,
  9. Roger Verdon8,
  10. Corey L. M. Keyes9,
  11. Barret Michalec9,
  12. Stephanie E. Petersen10,
  13. Ellen Langer11,
  14. John C. Gibbs12,
  15. Charles C. Helwig13,
  16. Melinda J. Key-Roberts14 and
  17. Martin Bolt15

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306002.ch13

The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

How to Cite

Fincham, F. D., Bridges, S. K., Wertz, F. J., DiRago, A. C., Vaillant, G. E., Steger, M. F., Shapiro, S. L., Lewis, L., Verdon, R., Keyes, C. L. M., Michalec, B., Petersen, S. E., Langer, E., Gibbs, J. C., Helwig, C. C., Key-Roberts, M. J. and Bolt, M. (2009) M, in The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology (ed S. J. Lopez), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306002.ch13

Editor Information

  1. The Clifton Strengths Institute and Gallup, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Florida State University, USA

  2. 2

    University of Memphis, USA

  3. 3

    Fordham University, USA

  4. 4

    University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, USA

  5. 5

    Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA

  6. 6

    University of Louisville, USA

  7. 7

    Santa Clara University, USA

  8. 8

    The Menninger Clinic, USA

  9. 9

    Emory University, USA

  10. 10

    Private practice, Houston, Texas, USA

  11. 11

    Harvard University, USA

  12. 12

    Ohio State University, USA

  13. 13

    University of Toronto, Canada

  14. 14

    University of Kansas, USA

  15. 15

    Calvin College, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 JAN 2009

Book Series:

  1. The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Shane J. Lopez

Series Editor Information

  1. The Clifton Strengths Institute and Gallup, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161251

Online ISBN: 9781444306002

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Keywords:

  • marital happiness - judgment made by spouse;
  • consummating marriage with positive psychology;
  • mature defense mechanisms;
  • meaning in life research - focused on lives as meaningful or meaningless;
  • viewing marital happiness through lens of positive psychology;
  • Abraham Maslow (1970) - principal founder of Humanistic Psychology;
  • mature defense mechanisms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Marital Happiness

  • Maslow, Abraham

  • Mature Defense Mechanisms

  • Meaning

  • Meditation

  • Menninger, Karl

  • Mental Health

  • Mental Illness

  • Mindfulness

  • Moral Development

  • Moral Judgment

  • Motherhood

  • Myers, David G.

  • References