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Well-Being Research in South Africa

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 Towards Fortigenesis and Fortology: An Informed Essay
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    Chapter 3 Positive Psychology and Education
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    Chapter 4 Life Design: An Approach to Managing Diversity in South Africa
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    Chapter 5 Teacher Pathways to Resilience: Interpretations of Teacher Adjustment to HIV/AIDS-Related Challenges
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    Chapter 6 Building Generative Theory from Case Work: The Relationship-Resourced Resilience Model
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    Chapter 7 From Happiness to Flourishing at Work: A Southern African Perspective
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    Chapter 8 Resilience and Thriving Among Health Professionals
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    Chapter 9 Measuring Happiness: Results of a Cross-National Study
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    Chapter 10 Further Validation of the General Psychological Well-Being Scale Among a Setswana-Speaking Group
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    Chapter 11 Feeling Good, Functioning Well, and Being True: Reflections on Selected Findings from the FORT Research Programme
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    Chapter 12 Coping and Cultural Context: Implications for Psychological Health and Well-Being
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    Chapter 13 Aspects of Family Resilience in Various Groups of South African Families
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    Chapter 14 Psychological Well-Being, Physical Health, and the Quality of Life of a Group of Farm Workers in South Africa: The FLAGH Study
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    Chapter 15 The Pivotal Role of Social Support in the Well-Being of Adolescents
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    Chapter 16 Older Adults’ Coping with Adversities in an African Context: A Spiritually Informed Relational Perspective
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    Chapter 17 Asset-Based Coping as One Way of Dealing with Vulnerability
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    Chapter 18 Relational Coping Strategies of Older Adults with Drought in a Rural African Context
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    Chapter 19 The Stories of Resilience in a Group of Professional Nurses in South Africa
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    Chapter 20 Psychosocial Health: Disparities Between Urban and Rural Communities
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    Chapter 21 Multi-cultural Differences in Hope and Goal-Achievement
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    Chapter 22 The Role of Gender and Race in Sense of Coherence and Hope Orientation Results
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    Chapter 23 Self-regulation as Psychological Strength in South Africa: A Review
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    Chapter 24 A Self-regulatory Perspective on Commitment in Academic and Interpersonal Contexts
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    Chapter 25 Facilitating Psychological Well-Being Through Hypnotherapeutic Interventions
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    Chapter 26 Positive Psychology and Subclinical Eating Disorders
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    Chapter 27 Evaluation of a Programme to Enhance Flourishing in Adolescents
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    Chapter 28 Conclusions and Challenges for Future Research
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Chapter title
Towards Fortigenesis and Fortology: An Informed Essay
Chapter number 2
Book title
Well-Being Research in South Africa
Published by
Springer, Dordrecht, January 2013
DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-6368-5_2
Book ISBNs
978-9-40-076367-8, 978-9-40-076368-5

Deodandus J. W. Strümpfer

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The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 17 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 17 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 24%
Student > Postgraduate 3 18%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 12%
Student > Bachelor 2 12%
Other 1 6%
Other 4 24%
Unknown 1 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 7 41%
Social Sciences 5 29%
Medicine and Dentistry 4 24%
Unknown 1 6%