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Explanatory Style

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Explanatory style - one's tendency to offer similar sorts of explanations for different events - has been the subject of a great deal of scholarly investigation over the last several years. This book presents a distillation of the extant literature and new, previously unpublished studies. There are sections on cross-cultural comparisons, life-span and developmental issues, gender differences, and and extensive description of the measurement of explanatory style, including questionnaire and content-analysis methods for use with different populations. The contributors - experts in the fields of depression, anxiety, psychoneurommunology, and motivation - provide new insights for both researchers and practitioners, making the volume a valuable took for anyone involved in research on the etiology and treatment of depression, cognitive therapy, motivation and emotion, and the link between physical and psychological well-being.

There is some folding on the front cover and a note on the inside back page "uncontrollability of events; threat to self; type of threat - loss, fear, ignore, insult failure; multidimensionality in courses of events".

At he back of the book there is a comprehensive list of acknowledgements and index as well as several pages left blank for notes.

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Author(s):
Gregory McClellan Buchanan
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23 x 15
Edition:
1995
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0805817891
Number of pages:
303
Publisher:
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
Title:
Explanatory Style

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Explanatory style - one's tendency to offer similar sorts of explanations for different events - has been the subject of a great deal of scholarly investigation over the last several years. This book presents a distillation of the extant literature and new, previously unpublished studies. There are sections on cross-cultural comparisons, life-span and developmental issues, gender differences, and and extensive description of the measurement of explanatory style, including questionnaire and content-analysis methods for use with different populations. The contributors - experts in the fields of depression, anxiety, psychoneurommunology, and motivation - provide new insights for both researchers and practitioners, making the volume a valuable took for anyone involved in research on the etiology and treatment of depression, cognitive therapy, motivation and emotion, and the link between physical and psychological well-being.

There is some folding on the front cover and a note on the inside back page "uncontrollability of events; threat to self; type of threat - loss, fear, ignore, insult failure; multidimensionality in courses of events".

At he back of the book there is a comprehensive list of acknowledgements and index as well as several pages left blank for notes.

Author(s):
Gregory McClellan Buchanan
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23 x 15
Edition:
1995
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0805817891
Number of pages:
303
Publisher:
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
Title:
Explanatory Style

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