Psychology of Hope


Gerard M. Katsaros (Editor)

Series: Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
BISAC: PSY000000

In this book, the authors discuss the psychology of hope. Topics discussed include the development of the concept of hope and the phenomenon of hope; an integrative approach to promoting hope; hope as a positive cognition against adversity and beyond; hope vs. openness at end-of-life; hope theory in the education systems; and the employment hope scale in measuring the empowerment pathway to employment success. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Development of the Concept of Hope and the Phenomenon of Hope: Hardiness and Trauma Psychotherapeutic Model for the Treatment of Patients with Chronic and Complex PTSD
(Ofir Levi, Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv University, Israel)

An Integrative Approach to Promoting Hope
(Manyat Ruchiwit, Department of Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Thammasat University, Klong Luang, Pathumthani, Thailand)

Hope as a Positive Cognition against Adversity and Beyond
(Samuel M.Y. Ho, Ada N.Y. Yuen, Bowie P.Y. Siu, Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

Hope vs. Openness at End-of-Life: A Dialectic in Narrative
(Teresa L. Thompson, Leandra Boreman, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, USA)

Hope Theory in Education Systems
(Orly Idan, Malka Margalit, School of Communications, School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Herzliya, Israel, and others)

The Employment Hope Scale: Measuring an Empowerment Pathway to Employment Success
(Philip Young P. Hong, Sangmi Choi, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, USA)


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