Oxford Handbook of Methods in Positive Psychology, Volume 13

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Oxford University Press, 2007 - Psychology - 644 pages
TABLE OF CONTENTS Foreword C.R. Snyder and Shane J. Lopez Preface Anthony Ong and Manfred van Dulmen Contributors Acknowlegments Introduction Part I Historical Overview (forthcoming) John Horn and John Nesselroade Part II Intraindividual Variability 1 P-technique Factor Analysis as a Tool for Exploring Psychological Health 1 Constance J. Jones 2 Stepping into the Light: Modeling the Intraindividual Dimensions of 19 Hedonic and Eudamonic Well-Being Anthony D. Ong, John L. Horn, and David A. Walsh Part III Intraindividual Change Dynamic Factor Analysis 3 The Structure of Daily Positive Affect for Persons with Parkinson's 53 Disease: A Dynamic Factor Analysis Kim Shifren and Karen Hooker 4 Application of Dynamic Factor Analysis to Affective Processes in Dyads 80 Emilio Ferrer Part IV Interindividual Differences: Measurement Issues Structural Equation Modeling 5 Multivariate Statistical Strategies for Construct Validation in Positive 112 Psychology Fred B. Bryant, Scott P. King, and Colette M. Smart 6 Understanding Hope: A Review of Measurement and Construct 153 Validity Research Lisa M. Edwards, Kevin L. Rand, Shane J. Lopez, and C.R. Synder 7 Methodological Issues in the Assessment of the Affective 182 Component of Subjective Well Being Ulrich Schimmack 8 Using Structural Equation Modeling to Validating Measures 213 of Positive Emotions Richard E. Lucas 9 The Application of Structural Equation Modeling and Item 249 Response Theory to Cross-Cultural Positive Psychology Research Shigehiro Oishi 10 Using the Combined Etic-Emic Approach to Develop a 274 Measurement of Interpersonal Subjective Well-Being in Chinese Populations Samuel M.Y. Ho and Mike W.L. Cheung Measurement Invariance 11 Assessing Factorial Invariance in Cross-Sectional and 307 Longitudinal Studies Daniel E. Bontempo, Scott M. Hofer, and Frank R. Lawrence 12 Dolce Far Niente: The Positive Psychology of Personality Stability 360 and Invariance Robert R. McCrae, Antonio Terracciano, and Brigitte Khoury 13 Measuring Emotional Intelligence: Promises, Pitfalls, Solutions? 395 Gerry Matthews, Moshe Zeidner, and Richard D. Roberts Experimental Methods 14 Experimental Approaches to Individual Differences and Change: 430 Exploring the Causes and Consequences of Extraversion John M. Zelenski 15 Understanding Individual and Age Differences in Well-Being: 466 An Experimental Attention-Based Approach Derek Isaacowitz 16 Physiological Approaches to the Study of Laughter: Toward 496 an Integration with Positive Psychology Paul G. Devereux and Kathi L. Heffner 17 Some Measurement Issues in the Study of Affect 540 Alice M. Isen and Amir Erez Behavior Genetics 18 Natural Experiments: What Behavioral Genetic Approaches 580 Can Tell Us About Human Potential C.S. Bergeman and Anthony D. Ong 19 Cultural Aspects of Quantitative Genetic Investigations 613 Keith Whitfield and Dwayne Brandon Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches 20 Methodological Issues in Positive Psychology and the 637 Assessment of Character Strengths Nansook Park and Christopher Peterson 21 Wisdom as a Classical Human Strength: Psychological 669 Conceptualizations and Empirical Inquiry Ute Kunzmann and Antje Stange 22 Hardiness as a Dispositional Resource: Methods of 709 Conceptualizing the Construct K.A. Wallace and C.S. Bergeman Part V Interindividual Differences in Intraindividual Variability Spectral Analysis and Item Response Models 23 Within-Person Covariation Analysis: Applications to the Study of Affect 749 Randy J. Larsen 24 Using Item Response Models to Analyze Change: Advantages 773 and Limitations Judith Gl?ck and Christiane Spiel 25 Exploring Cyclic Change in Emotion Using Item Response Models 803 and Frequency-Domain Analysis Sy-Miin Chow, Kevin J. Grimm, Nilam Ram, and Frank Fujita Dynamic Systems Analysis 26 Dynamical Modeling for Studying Self-Regulatory Processes: An Example 833 from the Study of Religious Development Over the Life Span Michael E. McCullough and Steven M. Boker 27 Understanding the Adjustment to Widowhood: Using Dynamical 866 Systems to Assess and Predict Trajectories of Well-Being Toni L. Bisconti and C.S. Bergeman 28 Application of Dynamic Systems Analysis to Dyadic Interactions 897 Diane H. Felmlee 29 Nonlinear Dynamics of Positive Psychology: Parameters, Models, 921 and Searching for a Systems Summum Bonum David Schuldberg Part VI Interindividual Differences in Intraindividual Change 30 Multilevel Models of Change: Fundamental Concepts and 953 Relationships to Mixed Models and Latent Growth Curve Models Scott E. Maxwell and Stacey S. Tiberio Latent Growth Analysis 31 Application of Latent Growth Analysis to Health Outcomes 983 of Adolescent Girls Paolo Ghisletta and Penelope K. Trickett 32 The Use of Growth Curve Modeling in Estimating Stability and Change 1013 in Well-Being Over Time Dan K. Mroczek and Paul W. Griffin 33 Understanding Journeys: Growth Curve Analysis as a Tool for 1036 Studying Individual Differences in Change over Time Julie K. Norem and Jasmina B. Andreas Hierarchical Linear Modeling 34 Assessing the Ebb and Flow of Daily Life with an Accent on the Positive 1059 Alex J. Zautra, Glenn G. Affleck, Mary C. Davis, Howard Tennen, and Robert Fasman 35 Using Experience Sampling and Multilevel Modeling to Study 1092 Person-Situation Interactionist Approaches to Positive Psychology William Fleeson 36 Differentiation of the Distributions of Inspiration and Positive Affect 1123 across Days of the Week: An Application of Logistic Multilevel Modeling Todd M. Thrash 37 Multilevel Modeling of Motivation: A Self-determination Theory 1158 Analysis of Basic Psychological Needs Kirk Warren Brown and Richard Ryan 38 Individual and Situational Factors Related to the Experience of Flow 1184 in Adolescence: A Multilevel Approach Jennifer A. Schmidt, David J. Shernoff, and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 39 Multilevel modeling of social interactions and mood in lonely and 1218 socially connected individuals: The MacArthur Social Neuroscience Studies Louise C. Hawkley, Kristopher J. Preacher, and John T. Cacioppo 40 Positive Processes in Close Relationships across Time, Partners, 1251 and context: A Multilevel Approach Shelly L. Gable and Jennifer G. La Guardia Latent Class Models 41 Latent Class Models for Analyzing Variability and Change 1278 Michael Eid 42 Detecting Population Heterogeneity in Stability and Change of Subjective 1309 Well-being by Mixture Distribution Models Michael Eid and Rolf Langeheine.

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Anthony D. Ong is Assistant Professor of Human Development at Cornell University. He received his doctorate from the University of Southern California in 2002. His research and scholarly interests center on the nature and development of resilience and positive adaption across the life course. His
research has been funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health.

Manfred H.M. vanDulmen is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Kent State University. He received his doctorate from the University of Minnesota in 2001. His research focuses on the relationship processes underlying the development of adaptive and maladaptive social behavior
during adolescence and young adulthood. He has a special interest in methodological and measurement issues in developmental psychology.

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