Hope has previously been a construct more of interest to philosophy and religion than in psychology. New research has shown, however, that hope is closely related to optimism, feelings of control, and motivation toward achieving one's goals. The Handbook of Hope presents a comprehensive overview of the psychological inquiry into hope, including its measurement, its development in children, how its loss is associated with specific clinical disorders, and therapeutic approaches that can help instill hope in those who have lost theirs. A final section discusses hope in occupational applications: how the use of hope can make one a better coach, teacher, or parent.
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C.R. Snyder is a fellow of the APA in the divisions of teaching, social and personality, clinical, and health. He has been the director of the Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Kansas since 1975. Since 1987 he has been the editor of the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology.
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