An Exploration of the Health Benefits of Factors That Help Us to Thrive
A Special Issue of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine
Edited by Gail Ironson, Lynda H. Powell
Published June 16th 2005 by Psychology Press – 80 pages
Volume 12, Number 2, 2005
Contents: M.A. Chesney, L.A. Darbes, K. Hoerster, J.M. Taylor, D.B. Chambers, Positive Emotions: Exploring the Other Hemisphere in Behavioral Medicine. K. Uvnäs-Moberg, I. Arn, D. Magnusson, The Psychobiology of Emotion: The Role of the Oxytocinergic System. S.G. Post, Altrusim, Happiness, and Health: It's Good to Be Good. Á. Skrabski, M. Kopp, S. Rózsa, J. Réthelyi, R.H. Rahe, Life Meaning: An Important Correlate of Health in the Hungarian Population. G. Ironson, E. Balbin, R. Stuetzle, M.A. Fletcher, C. O'Cleirigh, J-P. Laurenceau, N. Schneidermann, G. Solomon, Dispositional Optimism and the Mechanism by Which It Predicts Slower Disease Progression in HIV: Proactive Behavior, Avoidant Coping, and Depression. P. Lindfors, O. Lundberg, U. Lundberg, Sense of Coherence and Biomarkers of Health in 43-Year-Old Women. N.A. Pachana, J.H. Ford, B. Andrew, A.J. Dobson, Relations Between Companion Animals and Self-Reported Health in Older Women: Cause, Effect, or Artefact? A.M. Hayes, C.G. Beevers, G.C. Feldman, J-P. Laurenceau, C. Perlman, Avoidance and Processing as Predictors of Symptom Change and Positive Growth in an Integrative Therapy for Depression.