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Author Lazarus, Richard S.

Title Passion and reason : making sense of our emotions / Richard S. Lazarus, Bernice N. Lazarus
Published New York : Oxofrd University Press, 1994


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Description x, 321 pages ; 25 cm
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 Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-311) and index
Subject Adjustment (Psychology)
Affect (Psychology)
Author Lazarus, Bernice N.
LC no. 94009320
ISBN 0195087577 (acid-free paper)