Batthyany, Alexander

Clinical Perspectives on Meaning

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1. Clinical Perspectives on Meaning: Understanding, Coping and Thriving through Science and Practice
Pninit Russo-Netzer, Stefan E. Schulenberg, Alexander Batthyany

Part I. Understanding: Contexts, Objectives and Considerations

2. The Proper Aim of Therapy: Subjective Well-Being, Objective Goodness, or a Meaningful Life?
Thaddeus Metz

3. Seeing Life Through a Sacred Lens: The Spiritual Dimension of Meaning
Julie M. Pomerleau, Kenneth I. Pargament, Annette Mahoney

4. Working with Meaning in Life in Mental Health Care: A Systematic Literature Review of the Practices and Effectiveness of Meaning-Centred Therapies
Joel Vos

5. Making Meaning in the Context of Ethnopolitical Warfare: Secondary Control as a Resource
Emily Stagnaro, Laura E. R. Blackie, Erik G. Helzer, Eranda Jayawickreme

6. Multiculturalism and Meaning in Existential and Positive Psychology
Louis Hoffman, Nathaniel Granger, Monica Mansilla

7. Practices of Meaning-Changing Interventions: A Comprehensive Matrix
Dmitry Leontiev

Part II. Coping: Integrative Meaning-Oriented Perspectives and Interventions for Human Coping

8. The Significance of Meaning to Conceptualizations of Resilience and Posttraumatic Growth: Strengthening the Foundation for Research and Practice
Lauren N. Weathers, Bethany J. Aiena, Meredith A. Blackwell, Stefan E. Schulenberg

9. Working with Meaning in Life in Chronic or Life-Threatening Disease: A Review of Its Relevance and the Effectiveness of Meaning-Centred Therapies
Joel Vos

10. Meaning in Life in the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
Efrén Martínez Ortíz, Ivonne Andrea Flórez

11. Reason, Meaning, and Resilience in the Treatment of Depression: Logotherapy as a Bridge Between Cognitive-Behavior Therapy and Positive Psychology
Matti Ameli

12. Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy in the Oncology and Palliative Care Settings
William Breitbart, Melissa Masterson

13. Meaning Making in the Aftermath of a Spinal Cord Injury
Peter Claudio, Simon Kunz, Andreas Hegi, Daniel Stirnimann

14. Out, Out, Brief Candle? The Meaning of Meaninglessness
Todd DuBose

Part III. Thriving: Integrative Meaning-Oriented Perspectives and Interventions for Human Thriving

15. Meaning, Medicine, and Healing
Thomas R. Egnew

16. Integrative Meaning Therapy: From Logotherapy to Existential Positive Interventions
Paul T. P. Wong

17. Nostalgia as an Existential Intervention: Using the Past to Secure Meaning in the Present and the Future
Clay Routledge, Christina Roylance, Andrew A. Abeyta

18. Caring and Meaning in Psychotherapy
Ofra Mayseless

19. Character Strengths and Mindfulness as Core Pathways to Meaning in Life
Hadassah Littman-Ovadia, Ryan M. Niemiec

20. Strategies for Cultivating Purpose Among Adolescents in Clinical Settings
Kendall Cotton Bronk, Susan Mangan

21. Meaning Centered Positive Group Intervention
Paul T. P. Wong

Keywords: Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

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