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Leisure and Positive Psychology: Linking Activities with Positiveness

  • Robert A. Stebbins

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
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  13. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

This book explores, from a leisure studies perspective, the central role that leisure has to play in positive psychology, exploring themes such as flow, fulfilment, altruism, well-being, and interpersonal relationships.

Keywords

Leisure positive psychology serious leisure casual leisure project-based leisure interpersonal relationships well-being quality of life altruism contemplation spirituality emotions play creativity community emotion organization psychology

Authors and affiliations

  • Robert A. Stebbins
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  1. 1.University of CalgaryCanada

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