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Handbook of Mental Control (Century Psychology Series)

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Publisher Comments:

For the first time, this volume brings together the research and theories of psychologists whose work explores the processes and strategies that are involved when people attempt to control their own thoughts, moods, and behavior. It covers the multiple dimensions of mental control - its causes, consequences, and components, and draws on current research within social, personality, cognitive, developmental, and clinical psychology. For professionals in the field of behavior analysis.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.
 1. Changing Our Minds: An Introduction to Mental Control, Daniel M. Wegner and James W. Pennebaker.

 2. Mental Control: Lessons from Our Past, David J. Schneider.

II. MENTAL CONTROL OF THOUGHT AND MEMORY.

 3. Social Foundations of Mental Control, Daniel M. Wegner and Ralph Erber.

 4. Assent of Man: Mental Representation and the Control of Belief, Daniel T. Gilbert.

 5. The Self-Regulation of Memory: For Better and For Worse, With and Without Hypnosis, John F. Kihlstrom and Terrence M. Barnhardt.

 6. Repression: The Mechanism and the Defense, Matthew Hugh Erdelyi.

 7. Controlling One's Stream of Thought through Perceptual and Reflective Processing, George A. Bonanno and Jerome L. Singer.

 8. Lost Mental Control and Exaggerated Social Control: Social-Cognitive and Psychoanalytic Speculations, Susan T. Fiske and Edward J. Emery.

III. MENTAL CONTROL OF EMOTION AND SENSATION.

 9. Social Mechanisms of Constraint, James W. Pennebaker.

10. Worry: Unwanted Cognitive Activity that Controls Unwanted Somatic Experience, Lizabeth Roemer and Thomas D. Borkovec.

11. The Mental Control of Depression: Psychological Obstacles to Emotional Well-being, Richard M. Wenzlaff.

12. Emotional Intelligence and the Self-Regulation of Affect, Peter Salovey, Christopher K. Hsee, and John D. Mayer.

13. Beyond Hedonism: Motives for Inhibiting Good Moods and for Maintaining Bad Moods, W. G. Parrott.

14. Sex Differences in Control of Depression, Susan Nolen-Hoeksema.

15. Positive Illusions and Affect Regulation, Shelley E. Taylor, Heidi A. Wayment, and Mary A. Collins.

16. Clinical Approaches to Mood Control, Eric Klinger.

17. Mental Control of Angry Aggression, Dolf Zillmann.

18. Controlling Anger: Self-Induced Emotion Change, Dianne M. Tice and Roy F. Baumeister.

19. Sensate Body, Directive Mind: Physical Sensations and Mental Control, Delia Cioffi.

IV. MENTAL CONTROL OF MOTIVATION AND ACTION.

20. Mental Calibration: Forging a Working Relationship between Mind and Action, Robin R. Vallacher.

21. How Individuals Control Their Own Minds: A Constructive Narrative Perspective, Donald Meichenbaum and Geoffrey T. Fong.

22. Mental Control of Eating: Excitatory and Inhibitory Food Thoughts, C. Peter Herman and Janet Polivy.

23. Behavioral Disinhibition Versus Constraint: A Dispositional Perspective, David Watson and Lee Anna Clark.

24. Goal Conflict and the Self-Regulation of Action, Robert A. Emmons, Laura A. King, and Ken Sheldon.

25. Wanting but Not Having: The Effects of Unattained Goals on Thoughts and Feelings, Leonard L. Martin, Abraham Tesser, and William D. McIntosh.

26. Bypassing the Will: The Automatization of Affirmations, Delroy L. Paulhus.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780133792805
Editor:
Wegner, Daniel M.
Editor:
Pennebaker, James W.
Editor:
Wegner, Daniel M.
Editor:
Pennebaker, James W.
Author:
Pennebaker, James W.
Author:
Wegner, Daniel M.
Author:
Wegner, Craig
Publisher:
Pearson
Location:
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Self-Esteem
Subject:
Motivational
Subject:
Mental health
Subject:
Self-control
Subject:
Mental discipline
Subject:
Motivational & Inspirational
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Century Psychology Series
Series Volume:
1842
Publication Date:
December 1992
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
9.32x6.28x1.36 in. 1.97 lbs.

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