Increasing Psychological Well-being In Clinical And Educational Settings: Interventions And Cultural Contexts by Giovanni Andrea FavaIncreasing Psychological Well-being In Clinical And Educational Settings: Interventions And Cultural Contexts by Giovanni Andrea Fava

Increasing Psychological Well-being In Clinical And Educational Settings: Interventions And…

byGiovanni Andrea FavaEditorChiara Ruini

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The volume deals with strategies aimed to increasing psychological well-being both in clinical and non-clinical settings, with a special focus on the impact of cross-cultural influences on these processes. A neglected aspect in psychotherapy research is the fact that a single approach may not be suitable for everyone even within a cultural context. Cultural diversity may mean having more models available for the individual patient, or some models and dimensions of well-being being more salient according to the cultural background. Promoting well-being in Eastern individuals means focussing more on their positive interpersonal relationship, sense of interconnection and contribution to the society; whereas for a Western individual reaching autonomy and independence and realizing one's inner potential could be much more important. The book will be organized into two parts: the first one will deal with individual psychotherapy/positive interventions in various clinical domains, which will be rooted in specific cultural frameworks. The second part of the book will deal with the promotion of well-being in children and adolescents. This part will encompass interventions also in non-clinical contexts, such as schools, institutions and educational settings. A particular emphasis will be given also on preventive approaches, once again where cross-cultural differences play a crucial role. There are countries where interventions are focussed on the positive integrations of immigrant individuals (i.e., European countries such as Italy, Germany and Spain, or Australia), whereas other countries have already faced these issues some years ago (i.e., USA, UK, France) and strategies for improving well-being rely more on positive emotions, emotional intelligence and positive learning processes. Another aspect which will be covered in this volume is on promoting resilience in high -risk young populations (e.g., youth from divorced families, or in the child welfare system).
Chiara Ruini, PhD. is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Bologna, Department of Psychology. Since 2006 she has been teaching the course "Clinical Applications of Positive Psychology" for students attending the Master Program in Clinical Psychology. The course is taught in English and is attracting an increa...
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Title:Increasing Psychological Well-being In Clinical And Educational Settings: Interventions And…Format:PaperbackDimensions:215 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 1.73 inPublished:September 3, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9402405321

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Foreword.- Chapter 1. Culture and the Promotion of Well-Being in East and West; Carol D. Ryff, Gayle D. Love and Yuri Miyamoto.- Chapter 2. The Individualized and Cross-Cultural Roots of Well-Being Therapy; Chiara Ruini and Giovanni A. Fava.- Chapter 3. The Place of Psychological Well-Being in Cognitive Therapy; Andrew K. MacLeod and Olga Luzon.- Chapter 4. Posttraumatic Growth: Challenges from a Cross-Cultural Viewpoint; Carmelo Vázquez, Pau Pérez-Sales and Christian Ochoa.- Chapter 5. Promoting Resilience and Well-Being with Wisdom and Wisdom Therapy; Michael Linden.- Chapter 6. Increasing Psychological Well-Being through Hypnosis; Tharina Guse.- Chaper 7. The Role of Motivation in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy for Anxiety Disorders; Elizeth Heldt, Carolina Blaya and Gisele Gus Manfro.- Chapter 8. The Role of Psychological Well-Being in Childhood Interventions; Elisa Albieri and Dalila Visani.- Chapter 9. Well-Being and Resilience in School Settings; Toni Noble and Helen McGrath.- Chapter 10. Strength Based Resilience: Integrating Risk and Resources towards Holistic Well-Being; Tayyab Rashid, Afroze Anjum, Suzanna Stevanovski, Ron Chu, Anosha Zanjani and Alexandra Love.- Chapter 11. School Programs for Prevention of Mental Health Problems and the Promotion of Psychological Well-Being in Children; Dalila Visani, Elisa Albieri and Chiara Ruini.- Chapter 12. The Promotion of Hope in Children and Youth; Susana C. Marques and Shane J. Lopez.- Chapter 13. Life Satisfaction in Youth; Carmel Proctor and P. Alex Linley.