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  1. Shane J. Lopez
  1. Sarah D. Pressman1,
  2. Anna L. Marsland2,
  3. Steven J. Sandage3,
  4. Merrishia Singh Naicker3,
  5. Nicholas Sorensen4,
  6. Daphna Oyserman4,
  7. Miguel Pereira Lopes5,
  8. Miguel Pina e Cunha6,
  9. Scott W. Sumerall7,
  10. Joseph J. Ryan8,
  11. Jack J. Bauer9,
  12. John H. Harvey10 and
  13. Barbara Kerr11

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306002.ch9

The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

How to Cite

Pressman, S. D., Marsland, A. L., Sandage, S. J., Naicker, M. S., Sorensen, N., Oyserman, D., Lopes, M. P., Cunha, M. P. e., Sumerall, S. W., Ryan, J. J., Bauer, J. J., Harvey, J. H. and Kerr, B. (2009) I, in The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology (ed S. J. Lopez), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306002.ch9

Editor Information

  1. The Clifton Strengths Institute and Gallup, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA

  2. 2

    University of Pittsburgh, USA

  3. 3

    Bethel University, USA

  4. 4

    University of Michigan, USA

  5. 5

    Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada, Lisbon, Portugal

  6. 6

    Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

  7. 7

    Department of Veterans Affairs, Eastern Kansas Health Care System, USA

  8. 8

    University of Central Missouri, USA

  9. 9

    University of Dayton, USA

  10. 10

    University of Iowa, USA

  11. 11

    University of Kansas, 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:

  • indigenous positive psychology;
  • intentional self-development;
  • ISD aims - to demonstrate how individuals develop their own life course;
  • psychology's mainstream view of development;
  • ISD and self-regulation;
  • Werner intentional self-development;
  • Intimacy - quality of feeling special;
  • dynamic process of interrelated goals and actions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Immune System

  • Indigenous Positive Psychology

  • Individualism

  • Innovation

  • Intelligence

  • Intentional Self-Development

  • Intimacy

  • Intuition

  • References