By Robert J. Coplan, Julie C. Bowker
This reference paintings bargains a entire compilation of present mental examine with regards to the build of solitude
Solitude has had a nasty identify in our society, and in our psychology: it is usually equated with isolation, loneliness, shyness, and social awkwardness. The instruction manual discusses those, yet abundantly treats the opposite part solitude that fosters perception, connection, creativity, introspection, therapeutic, and enlightenment. it is a badly wanted and greatly centred antidote for the adverse process, and its workforce of professional individuals offers a fuller figuring out of a kingdom humans frequently event, and infrequently need.
—Peter Suedfeld, Dean Emeritus of Graduate experiences and Professor Emeritus of Psychology, The college of British Columbia
This huge quantity is a veritable banquet of knowledge and views at the very important subject of solitude. students from various sub-disciplines of psychology (e.g., developmental, medical, social, neuroscience, cultural psychology) and sundry disciplines (e.g., sociology, anthropology, political technological know-how, spiritual stories, desktop technology, biology) weigh in in this complicated subject. Even the main an expert reader will study a lot approximately kinds and strength explanations and results of solitude and be uncovered to new theoretical frameworks.
—Nancy Eisenberg, Regents Professor of Psychology, Arizona kingdom University
Robert J. Coplan is a Professor within the division of Psychology at Carleton college and Director of the Pickering Centre for examine in Human improvement. Dr. Coplan is co-editor of the advance of Shyness and Social Withdrawal (2010), and Social improvement in youth and early life: a modern Reader (2011), and a former editor of the magazine, Social Development.
Julie C. Bowker is an affiliate Professor of Psychology on the collage at Buffalo, nation collage of recent York. Her study application specializes in the jobs that shut interpersonal relationships play in socio-emotional improvement and psychopathology in the course of past due adolescence and early adolescence.
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Extra info for The Handbook of Solitude: Psychological Perspectives on Social Isolation, Social Withdrawal, and Being Alone
It is somewhat ironic that the future study of solitude will likely be pursued within the context of an ever-expanding and increasingly connected global social community. The chapter authors in this Handbook span 13 countries and represent only the very tip of the iceberg in terms of cross-cultural research in this area. , Chen & French, 2008). Accordingly, it is critically important to embed this psychological research within a larger cultural context. Moreover, as evidenced by the chapters in the final section of this volume, psychologists have much to learn about the study of solitude from our colleagues in other disciplines.
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