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The Handbook of Solitude

Psychological Perspectives on Social Isolation, Social Withdrawal, and Being Alone


Εκδότης: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9781118427361
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 608
Διαστάσεις: 21x3x18
Γλώσσα Γραφής: english
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2014
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2014

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "The Handbook of Solitude"

This reference work offers a comprehensive compilation of current psychological research related to the construct of solitude Explores numerous psychological perspectives on solitude, including those from developmental, neuropsychological, social, personality, and clinical psychology Examines different developmental periods across the lifespan, and across a broad range of contexts, including natural environments, college campuses, relationships, meditation, and cyberspace Includes contributions from the leading international experts in the field Covers concepts and theoretical approaches, empirical research, as well as clinical applications


Κατηγορία: ψυχολογία
ISBN: 9781118427361
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 24/01/2014
Εκδότης: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Σελίδες: 608
Γλώσσα βιβλίου: english
Συντελεστές: Edited by: Robert J. Coplan, Edited by: Julie C. Bowker
Τόπος έκδοσης: New York
Χώρα έκδοσης: United States
Βάρος βιβλίου: 1080 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 21x3x18 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: illustrations
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2014

Περιεχόμενα

List of Contributors viii Foreword: On Solitude, Withdrawal, and Social Isolation xii Kenneth H. Rubin Part I Theoretical Perspectives 1 1 All Alone: Multiple Perspectives on the Study of Solitude 3 Robert J. Coplan and Julie C. Bowker 2 Studying Withdrawal and Isolation in the Peer Group: Historical Advances in Concepts and Measures 14 William M. Bukowski and Marie-Helene Veronneau 3 An Attachment Perspective on Loneliness 34 Mario Mikulincer and Phillip R. Shaver 4 Shyness and the Electrical Activity of the Brain: On the Interplay between Theory and Method 51 Louis A. Schmidt and Vladimir Miskovic 5 The Origins of Solitude: Psychoanalytic Perspectives 71 Evangelia Galanaki 6 Experiences of Solitude: Issues of Assessment, Theory, and Culture 90 James R. Averill and Louise Sundararajan Part II Solitude Across the Lifespan 109 7 The Causes and Consequences of "Playing Alone" in Childhood 111 Robert J. Coplan and Laura Ooi 8 Peer Rejection in Childhood: Social Groups, Rejection Sensitivity, and Solitude 129 Drew Nesdale and Melanie J. Zimmer-Gembeck 9 Affinity for Aloneness in Adolescence and Preference for Solitude in Childhood: Linking Two Research Traditions 150 Luc Goossens 10 Social Withdrawal during Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood 167 Julie C. Bowker, Larry J. Nelson, Andrea Markovic, and Stephanie Luster 11 Introversion, Solitude, and Subjective Well-Being 184 John M. Zelenski, Karin Sobocko, and Deanna C. Whelan 12 Social Approach and Avoidance Motivations 202 Jana Nikitin and Simone Schoch 13 Ostracism and Solitude 224 Eric D. Wesselmann, Kipling D. Williams, Dongning Ren, and Andrew H. Hales 14 Social Isolation among Older People 242 Elaine Wethington and Karl Pillemer Part III Solitude Across Contexts 261 15 Anxious Solitude at School 263 Heidi Gazelle and Madelynn Druhen Shell 16 Loneliness and Belongingness in the College Years 283 Steven R. Asher and Molly Stroud Weeks 17 Single in a Society Preoccupied with Couples 302 Bella DePaulo 18 Loneliness and Internet Use 317 Yair Amichai-Hamburger and Barry H. Schneider 19 Mindfulness Meditation: Seeking Solitude in Community 335 Paul Salmon and Susan Matarese 20 The Restorative Qualities of Being Alone with Nature 351 Kalevi Korpela and Henk Staats Part IV Clinical Perspectives 369 21 Social Anhedonia and Solitude 371 Thomas R. Kwapil, Paul J. Silvia, and Neus Barrantes-Vidal 22 Social Anxiety Disorder and Emotional Solitude 391 Lynn E. Alden and Karen W. Auyeung 23 Loneliness and Social Isolation in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders 409 Connie Kasari and Lindsey Sterling 24 Solitude and Personality Disorders 427 Kevin B. Meehan, Kenneth N. Levy, Christina M. Temes, and Jonathan J. Detrixhe 25 The Intersection of Culture and Solitude: The Hikikomori Phenomenon in Japan 445 Alan R. Teo, Kyle W. Stufflebam, and Takahiro A. Kato Part V Disciplinary Perspectives 461 26 A View from Biology: Playing Alone and with Others: A Lesson from Animals 463 Elisabetta Palagi 27 A View from Anthropology: Anomie and Urban Solitude 483 Leo Coleman 28 A View from Sociology: The Role of Solitude in Transcending Social Crises New Possibilities for Existential Sociology 499 Jack Fong 29 A View from Computer Science: From Solitude to Ambient Sociability Redefining the Social and Psychological Aspects of Isolation in Online Games 517 Nicolas Ducheneaut and Nicholas Yee 30 A View from Political Theory: Desire, Subjectivity, and Pseudo-Solitude 539 Matthew H. Bowker 31 A View from Religious Studies: Solitude and Spirituality 557 John D. Barbour Index 573

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