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Books pubblicati nella collana Oxford Univ Pr Hardcover con argomento Self Psychology
The Education of Selves
edizioni Oxford University Press collana Oxford Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2013
Most contemporary North Americans, as well as many other Westerners, take for granted their conceptions of themselves as individuals with uniquely valuable and complex inner lives -- lives filled with beliefs, imaginings, understandings, and motives that determine their actions and accomplishments. Yet, such psychological...
The Oxford Handbook of Suicide and Self-Injury
Nock Matthew K. (EDT)
edizioni Oxford University Press collana Oxford Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2014
Suicide is a perplexing human behavior that remains among the leading causes of death worldwide, responsible for more deaths each year than all wars, genocide, and homicide combined. Although suicide and other forms of self-injury have baffled scholars and clinicians for thousands of years, the past few decades have...
Gergen Kenneth J.
edizioni Oxford University Press collana Oxford Univ Pr (Hardcover), 2009
This book builds on two current developments in psychology scholarship and practice. The first centers on broad discontent with the individualist tradition in which the rational agent, or autonomous self, is considered the fundamental atom of social life. Critique of individualism spring not only from psychologists...