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    Handbook of Cognition and Emotion.Tim Dalgleish & Mick Power (eds.) - 1999 - Wiley.
    This handbook gives an overview of cognition and emotion research. It provides readers with the historical background and the philosophical arguments on the debate, before moving on to outline the general aspects of various research traditions. Split into comprehensive sections, it discusses cognitive processes, including memory, decision-making, and reasoning, and also emotions such as anger, anxiety, sadness, and jealousy. With contributions from leading researchers in the subject, this volume examines the main theories, and also the application of these to other (...)
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  2. Cognition and Emotion: Future Directions.Tim Dalgleish & Mick J. Power - 1999 - In Tim Dalgleish & M. J. Powers (eds.), Handbook of Cognition and Emotion. Wiley. pp. 799--805.
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  3. Well-Being, Quality of Life, and the Naïve Pursuit of Happiness.Mick Power - 2013 - Topoi 32 (2):145-152.
    The pursuit of happiness is a long-enshrined tradition that has recently become the cornerstone of the American Positive Psychology movement. However, “happiness” is an over-worked and ambiguous word, which, it is argued, should be restricted and only used as the label for a brief emotional state that typically lasts a few seconds or minutes. The corollary proposal for positive psychology is that optimism is a preferable stance over pessimism or realism. Examples are presented both from psychology and economics that illustrate (...)
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  4. Freud and the Unconscious.Mick Power - 2000 - The Psychologist. Special Issue 13 (12):612-614.
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    Madness Cracked.Mick Power - 2014 - Oxford University Press.
    The recent publication of DSM-5 highlighted the two opposing views that exist within psychology and psychiatry as to how we deal with mental disorders. This book provides an introduction to the history of psychiatry and clinical psychology, looking at how people have attempted to classify the various problems and disorders they face.
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