A Sense of Control

This work develops a theoretical framework for a virtual community for people with long-term, severe mobility disabilities. It proposes strategies for implementing a virtual community model based on user information needs. The central theme to emerge from their narratives is how the use of information and communications technology (ICT) allows them to regain a sense of control. The conclusion is that the technology provides strategies for independence and facilitates self-empowerment. Draws on the author’s wide-ranging experience of ICT and disability Provides practical and realistic recommendations to real-world problems

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  • Author : Christine Tilley
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 308 pages
  • ISBN : 1780631448
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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A Sense of Control

A Sense of Control
  • Author : Christine Tilley
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 October 2008
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This work develops a theoretical framework for a virtual community for people with long-term, severe mobility disabilities. It proposes strategies for implementing a virtual community model based on user information needs. The central theme to emerge from their narratives is how the use of information and communications technology (ICT) allows them to regain a sense of control. The conclusion is that the technology provides strategies for independence and facilitates self-empowerment. Draws on the author’s wide-ranging experience of ICT and

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 13 February 2018
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“Instead of trusting kids with choices . . . many parents insist on micromanaging everything from homework to friendships. For these parents, Stixrud and Johnson have a simple message: Stop.” —NPR “This humane, thoughtful book turns the latest brain science into valuable practical advice for parents.” —Paul Tough, New York Times bestselling author of How Children Succeed A few years ago, Bill Stixrud and Ned Johnson started noticing the same problem from different angles: Even high-performing kids were coming to them acutely stressed

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  • Author : Michael Argyle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 October 2013
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What is happiness? Why are some people happier than others? This new edition of The Psychology of Happiness provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of research into the nature of happiness. Major research developments have occurred since publication of the first edition in 1987 – here they are brought together for the first time, often with surprising conclusions. Drawing on research from the disciplines of sociology, physiology and economics as well as psychology, Michael Argyle explores the nature of positive and negative

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Aging and Quality of Life
  • Author : Helen Gift, PhD,Marcia G. Ory, PhD, MPH,Ronald P. Abeles, PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 12 July 1994
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In this timely and important work, expert gerontologists review what has been learned about the aged and the process of aging and link this knowledge to interventions for improving the quality of life. This volume highlights the development of preventive, therapeutic, and rehabilitative interventions designed to assist older people maintain their independence and quality of life. In addition to the editors, chapter authors include Robert N. Butler, Matilda White Riley, Carroll Estes, and a foreword by James O. Mason.

The Psychology of Control

The Psychology of Control
  • Author : Ellen J. Langer,Robert P. Abelson
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • Release : 01 October 1983
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Langer uses her orginal field research to show the impact of a person's sense of control on their mental and physical well being. The book begins by dealing with general issues, refining our concept of what a sense of control is, showing how it differs from power, choice, or ability to predict events. Chapters in the second section show how people lose and regain control in everyday life: asking a favour, taking precautions against burglary. The third section shows the

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  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 03 November 2016
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Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World offers an integrated view of cutting-edge research on the effects of control deprivation on social cognition. The book integrates multi-method research demonstrating how various types of control deprivation, related not only to experimental settings but also to real life situations of helplessness, can lead to variety of cognitive and emotional coping strategies at the social cognitive level. The comprehensive analyses in this book tackle issues such as: Cognitive, emotional and socio-behavioral

Handbook of the Sociology of Mental Health

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  • Author : Carol S. Aneshensel,Jo C. Phelan
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 22 November 2006
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This handbook describes ways in which society shapes the mental health of its members, and shapes the lives of those who have been identified as mentally ill. The text explores the social conditions that lead to behaviors defined as mental illness, and the ways in which the concept of mental illness is socially constructed around those behaviors. The book also reviews research that examines socially conditioned responses to mental illness on the part of individuals and institutions, and ways in

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  • Author : Dr. Paul Napper,Anthony Rao, Ph. D.
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 05 March 2019
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Introducing The Power of Agency, a science-backed approach to living life on your own terms. Agency is the ability to act as an effective agent for yourself—reflecting, making creative choices, and constructing a meaningful life. Grounded in extensive psychological research, The Power of Agency gives you the tools to help alleviate anxiety, manage competing demands and help you live your version of success. Renowned psychology experts Paul Napper and Anthony Rao will help you break through your state of

The Sense of Agency

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  • Author : Patrick Haggard,Baruch Eitam
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 27 August 2015
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Agency has two meanings in psychology and neuroscience. It can refer to one's capacity to affect the world and act in line with one's goals and desires--this is the objective aspect of agency. But agency can also refer to the subjective experience of controlling one's actions, or how it feels to achieve one's goals or affect the world. This subjective aspect is known as the sense of agency, and it is an important part of what makes us human. Interest

Life Makeovers

Life Makeovers
  • Author : Cheryl Richardson
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release : 19 November 2008
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Author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Take Time for Your Life now shows you how to reclaim your life one week at a time Cheryl Richardson, bestselling author and one of the most sought-after lecturers in the country, knows firsthand how tough it can be to juggle the daily demands of living in a fast-paced world, and how easily you can become disconnected from your true self and what makes you happy. In Life Makeovers, Cheryl has taken all

Making Sense of Behavior

Making Sense of Behavior
  • Author : William Treval Powers
  • Publisher : Benchmark Publications Incorporated
  • Release : 18 October 1998
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The along-anticipated work on Perceptual Control Theory (PCT) by the originator of this system of ideas, written for the general public in nontechnical language. Back cover copy by Richard S. Marken, Senior Behavior Scientist, The RAND Corporation. "Some of the best science is done by people who refust to take the obvious for granted. Copernicuss didn't take the sun's daily trek across the sky for granted, Einstein didn't take the regular tick of time for granted, and William T. Powers

Kidding Ourselves

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  • Author : Joseph T. Hallinan
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release : 20 May 2014
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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Why We Make Mistakes, an illuminating exploration of human beings’ astonishing ability to deceive themselves. To one degree or another, we all misjudge reality. Our perception—of ourselves and the world around us—is much more malleable than we realize. This self-deception influences every major aspect of our personal and social life, including relationships, sex, politics, careers, and health. In Kidding Ourselves, Joseph Hallinan offers a nuts-and-bolts look at how this penchant

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Mindsight
  • Author : Daniel J. Siegel
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release : 12 January 2010
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From a pioneer in the field of mental health comes a groundbreaking book on the healing power of "mindsight," the potent skill that allows you to make positive changes in your brain–and in your life. Foreword by Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence • Is there a memory that torments you, or an irrational fear you can't shake? • Do you sometimes become unreasonably angry or upset and find it hard to calm down? • Do you ever wonder why you can't

Flow

Flow
  • Author : Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 13 October 2009
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THE BESTSELLING CLASSIC ON 'FLOW' – THE KEY TO UNLOCKING MEANING, CREATIVITY, PEAK PERFORMANCE, AND TRUE HAPPINESS Legendary psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's famous investigations of "optimal experience" have revealed that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow. During flow, people typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life. In this new edition of his groundbreaking classic work, Csikszentmihalyi ("the leading researcher into ‘flow states’" —Newsweek) demonstrates the ways this positive state can be