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  1. Shane J. Lopez
  1. Janice E. Jones1,
  2. Matthew W. Gallagher2,
  3. Giovanni A. Fava3,
  4. Chiara Ruini3,
  5. Robert J. Sternberg4,
  6. Paul Rozin5 and
  7. Jane Dutton6

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306002.ch23

The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

How to Cite

Jones, J. E., Gallagher, M. W., Fava, G. A., Ruini, C., Sternberg, R. J., Rozin, P. and Dutton, J. (2009) W, in The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology (ed S. J. Lopez), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306002.ch23

Editor Information

  1. The Clifton Strengths Institute and Gallup, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cardinal Stritch University, USA

  2. 2

    University of Kansas, USA

  3. 3

    University of Bologna, Italy

  4. 4

    Yale University, USA

  5. 5

    University of Pennsylvania, USA

  6. 6

    University of Michigan, 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:

  • hedonic model of well-being;
  • scientific study of well-being;
  • eudaimonic well-being;
  • integrated models of well-being;
  • categorical models of well-being;
  • predicting well-being;
  • benefits of well-being;
  • Well-being therapy (WBT) - short-term psychotherapeutic strategy;
  • WBT role in preventive interventions;
  • Emmy E. Werner (1929) - developmental psychologist who focused on resilience

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Watson, John B

  • Well-Being

  • Well-Being Therapy

  • Werner, Emmy

  • Wisdom

  • Wrzesniewski, Amy

  • Reference