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Exploring existential meaning [electronic resource] : optimizing human development across the life span / by Gary T. Reker, Kerry Chamberlain, editors.

Publication:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : SAGE, 1999.
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Book
1 online resource (xvi, 221 p.)
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Subjects:
Life.
Meaning (Philosophy).
Meaning (Psychology).
Existentialism.
Life change events.
Language:
English
Summary:
With this work, the editors present a forum for an array of international viewpoints and recent research that address the notion of optimal human growth.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; About the Contributors; Foreword; Introduction; Part I - Theoretical and Conceptual Issues; Chapter 1 - Philosophical Foundations of Existential Meaning; Chapter 2 - Meaning as Movement: The Relativity of the Mind; Chapter 3 - Theoretical Perspective, Dimensions, and Measurement of Existential Meaning; Part II - Research on Existential Meaning; Chapter 4 - Structural Components of Personal Meaning in Life and Their Relationship with Death Attitudes and Coping Mechanisms in Late Adulthood
Chapter 5 - Dimensions and Discourses of Meaning in Life: Approaching Meaning from Qualitative PerspectivesChapter 6 - An Inquiry Into Existential Meaning: Theoretical, Clinical, and Phenomenal Perspectives; Chapter 7 - The Personal Meaning System in a Life-Span Perspective; Chapter 8 - The Development of a Culturally Sensitive Measure of Sources of Life Meaning; Part III - Applications and Interventions; Chapter 9 - Finding Meaning in Caregivers of Persons with Alzheimer's Disease: African American and White Caregivers' Perspectives
Chapter 10 - Making Meaning within the Experience of Life- Threatening IllnessChapter 11 - Religion and Meaning in Late Life; Chapter 12 - Logotherapeutic and ""Depth Psychology"" Approaches to Meaning and Psychotherapy; Part IV - Overview and New Directions; Chapter 13 - Existential Meaning: Reflections and Directions; Author Index; Subject Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Reker, Gary T.
Chamberlain, Kerry.
ISBN:
1-5063-3922-0
1-4522-6366-3
1-322-41736-9
1-4522-3370-5
OCLC:
809772400