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Author Lazarus, Richard S
Title Passion and Reason : Making Sense of Our Emotions
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1994
©1994
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Descript 1 online resource (332 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- 1. What This Book Is About -- I: Portraits of the Individual Emotions -- 2. The Nasty Emotions: Anger, Envy, and Jealousy -- 3. The Existential Emotions: Anxiety-Fright, Guilt, and Shame -- 4. Emotions Provoked by Unfavorable Life Conditions: Relief, Hope, Sadness, and Depression -- 5. Emotions Provoked by Favorable Life Conditions: Happiness, Pride, and Love -- 6. The Empathic Emotions: Gratitude, Compassion, and Those Aroused by Aesthetic Experiences -- II: How to Understand the Emotions -- 7. The Nuts and Bolts of Emotion -- 8. Coping and Self-Management of Emotion -- 9. How Biology and Culture Affect Our Emotional Lives -- 10. The Logic of Our Emotions -- III: Practical Implications -- 11. Stress and Emotion -- 12. Emotions and Our Health -- 13. When Coping Fails-Psychotherapy Offers a Solution -- 14. Final Thoughts -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y
When Oxford published Emotion and Adaptation, the landmark 1991 book on the psychology of emotion by internationally acclaimed stress and coping expert Richard Lazarus, Contemporary Psychology welcomed it as "a brightly shining star in the galaxy of such volumes." Now, in Passion and Reason, Lazarus draws on his four decades of pioneering research to bring readers the first book to move beyond both clinical jargon and "feel-good" popular psychology to really explain, in plain, accessible language, how emotions are aroused, how they are managed, and how they critically shape our views of ourselves and the world around us.With his co-author, writer Bernice Lazarus, Dr. Lazarus describes how readers can interpret what lies behind their own emotions and those of their families, friends, and co-workers, and how to manage them more effectively. Exploring fifteen emotions in depth, from love to jealousy, the authors show how the personal meaning we give to the events and conditions of our lives trigger such emotions as anger, anxiety, guilt, and pride. The authors make a strong case that contrary to common assumption, emotions are not irrational--our emotions and our analytical thought processes are inextricably linked.Packed with insight and compellingly readable, Passion and Reason will enrich all readers fascinated by our emotional lives
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Lazarus, Richard S. Passion and Reason : Making Sense of Our Emotions Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c1994 9780195087574
Subject Adjustment (Psychology);Affect (Psychology);Emotions
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Alt Author Lazarus, Bernice N
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