Positive Human Functioning From a Multidimensional Perspective. Volume 1: Promoting Stress Adaptation


A. Rui Gomes (Editor)
Universidade do Minho, Escola de Psicologia, Campus de Gualtar, Braga, Portugal

Rui Resende (Editor)
Maia Institute of Higher Education, Portugal

Alberto Albuquerque (Editor)
Maia Institute of Higher Education, Portugal

Series: Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
BISAC: PSY013000

The main goal of this volume is to analyze human adaptation to life situations using examples of work and sport contexts, topics related to stress, emotions, and burnout, with a discussion from both a theoretical and an empirical point of view. How to promote positive adaptation to adaptational contexts is addressed by numerous authors. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note


Opening Chapter

Chapter 1. Towards a Fully Functioning Humanity
(Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences, Claremont Graduate University, CA, USA)

Work Contexts

Chapter 2. Occupational Stress and Work: From Theory to Interventions
(Philip Dewe and Cary L. Cooper, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK and others)

Chapter 3. Burnout and Engagement at Work: From Theory to Intervention
(Michael P. Leiter and Kelly A. Frame, Centre for Organizational Research & Development Acadia University, Canada)

Chapter 4. How to Promote Positive Emotions and Adaptation at Work
(Astrid M. Richardsen, Lars Glasø and Ronald J. Burke, Department of Leadership and Organizational Management, Norwegian Business School. Oslo, Norway and others)

Sport Contexts

Chapter 5. Stress, Emotions and Athletes’ Positive Adaptation to Sport: Contributions from a Transactional Perspective
(Martin J. Turner and Marc Jones, Centre for Sport, Health and Exercise Research, Staffordshire University, UK)

Chapter 6. Burnout in Sport: From Theory to Intervention (Thomas D. Raedeke, Alan L. Smith, Göran Kenttä, Constantino Arce and
Cristina De Francisco, Department of Kinesiology, East Carolina University, NC, USA and others)

Chapter 7. Emotional Experiences and Coping in Sport: How to Promote Positive Adaptational Outcomes in Sport
(Katherine A. Tamminen, Peter R.E. Crocker and Carolyn E. McEwen, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, Canada and others)

Adaptation Contexts

Chapter 8. Positive Human Functioning in Stress Situations: An Interactive Proposal
(A. Rui Gomes, Department of Applied Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Minho, Portugal)


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