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Meaning, mortality, and choice : the social psychology of existential concerns / edited by Phillip R. Shaver and Mario Mikulincer
Alternate Title Social psychology of existential concerns
Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF204.5 .M43 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Existential psychology
Physical Description xvii, 438 p. ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction / Phillip R. Shavor and Mario Mikulincer -- Terror management theory : from genesis to revelations / Jeff Greenberg -- Helplessness : a hidden liability associated with failed defenses against awareness of death / Mario Mikulincer and Phillip R. Shavor -- A significant contributor to a meaningful cultural drama : terror management research on the functions and implications of self-esteem / Jamie Arndt -- Culture, ideology, morality, and religion : death changes everything / Tom Pyszczynski and Pelin Kesebir -- A body of terror : denial of death and the creaturely body / Jamie L. Goldenberg -- The impermanence of all things : an existentialist stance on personal and social changes / Gilad Hirschberger and Dan Shaham -- Meaning : ubiquitous and effortless / Laura A. King -- Religion as a source of meaning / Crystal L. Park and Donald Edmondson -- Becoming and developing : personal growth in the wake of parenthood and grandparenthood / Orit Taubman-Ben-Ari -- Deriving solace from a nemesis : having scapegoats and enemies buffers the threat of meaninglessness / Mark J. Landau ... [et al.] -- Terrorism as means to an end : how political violence bestows significance / Arie W. Kruglanski, Michele Gelfand, and Rohan Gunaratna --
Note Beyond illusions and defense : exploring the possibilities and limits of human autonomy and responsibility through self-determination theory / Richard M. Ryan ... [et al.] -- Conditional regard in close relationships / Yaniv Kanat-Maymon ... [et al.] -- Removing the constraints on our choices : a psychological approach to the effects of mindfulness-based techniques / Nava Levit Binnun, Rachel Kaplan Milgram, and Jacob Raz -- Choice, freedom, and autonomy / Barry Schwartz -- An attachment perspective on coping with existential concerns / Phillip R. Shaver and Mario Mikulincer -- Ostracism : the impact of being rendered meaningless / Kipling D. Williams -- Why people die by suicide : further development and tests of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior / Thomas E. Joiner Jr. and Caroline Silva -- The case of Allison : an existential-integrative inquiry into death anxiety, groundlessness, and the quest for meaning and awe / Kirk J. Schneider -- Separation theory and voice therapy methodology / Robert W. Firestone and Lisa Firestone -- Acceptance and commitment to chosen values in cognitive behavior therapy / Iftah Yovel and Noa Bigman -- The social psychology of meaning, mortality, and choice : an integrative perspective on existential concerns / Sheldon Solomon
Series Herzliya series on personality and social psychology
Alternate Author Shaver, Phillip R
Mikulincer, Mario

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