Wissing, Marié P.

Well-Being Research in South Africa

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Marié P. Wissing

2. Towards Fortigenesis and Fortology: An Informed Essay
Deodandus J. W. Strümpfer

3. Positive Psychology and Education
Irma Eloff

4. Life Design: An Approach to Managing Diversity in South Africa
Jacobus G. Maree

5. Teacher Pathways to Resilience: Interpretations of Teacher Adjustment to HIV/AIDS-Related Challenges
Linda C. Theron

6. Building Generative Theory from Case Work: The Relationship-Resourced Resilience Model
Liesel Ebersöhn

7. From Happiness to Flourishing at Work: A Southern African Perspective
Sebastiaan Rothmann

8. Resilience and Thriving Among Health Professionals
Henriëtte S. Berg

9. Measuring Happiness: Results of a Cross-National Study
Sebastiaan Rothmann

10. Further Validation of the General Psychological Well-Being Scale Among a Setswana-Speaking Group
Itumeleng P. Khumalo, Q. Michael Temane, Marié P. Wissing

11. Feeling Good, Functioning Well, and Being True: Reflections on Selected Findings from the FORT Research Programme
Marié P. Wissing, Q. Michael Temane

12. Coping and Cultural Context: Implications for Psychological Health and Well-Being
Marelize Willers, Johan C. Potgieter, Itumeleng P. Khumalo, Leoné Malan, Paul J. (Kobus) Mentz, Suria Ellis

13. Aspects of Family Resilience in Various Groups of South African Families
Abraham P. Greeff

14. Psychological Well-Being, Physical Health, and the Quality of Life of a Group of Farm Workers in South Africa: The FLAGH Study
Sammy M. Thekiso, Karel F. H. Botha, Marié P. Wissing, Annamarie Kruger

15. The Pivotal Role of Social Support in the Well-Being of Adolescents
Henriëtte S. Berg, Ancel A. George, Edwin D. Du Plessis, Anja Botha, Natasha Basson, Marisa Villiers, Solomon Makola

16. Older Adults’ Coping with Adversities in an African Context: A Spiritually Informed Relational Perspective
Vera Roos

17. Asset-Based Coping as One Way of Dealing with Vulnerability
Ronél Ferreira

18. Relational Coping Strategies of Older Adults with Drought in a Rural African Context
Vera Roos, Shingairai Chigeza, Dewald Niekerk

19. The Stories of Resilience in a Group of Professional Nurses in South Africa
Magdalena P. Koen, Chrizanne Eeden, Marié P. Wissing, Vicki Koen

20. Psychosocial Health: Disparities Between Urban and Rural Communities
Marié P. Wissing, Q. Michael Temane, Itumeleng P. Khumalo, Annamarie Kruger, Hester H. Vorster

21. Multi-cultural Differences in Hope and Goal-Achievement
David J. F. Maree, Marinda Maree

22. The Role of Gender and Race in Sense of Coherence and Hope Orientation Results
Sanet Westhuizen (née Coetzee), Marié Beer, Nomfusi Bekwa

23. Self-regulation as Psychological Strength in South Africa: A Review
Karel F. H. Botha

24. A Self-regulatory Perspective on Commitment in Academic and Interpersonal Contexts
Salomé Human-Vogel

25. Facilitating Psychological Well-Being Through Hypnotherapeutic Interventions
Tharina Guse, Gerda Fourie

26. Positive Psychology and Subclinical Eating Disorders
Doret. K. Kirsten, Wynand F. Plessis

27. Evaluation of a Programme to Enhance Flourishing in Adolescents
Izanette Schalkwyk, Marié P. Wissing

28. Conclusions and Challenges for Future Research
Marié P. Wissing

Keywords: Psychology, Cross Cultural Psychology, Quality of Life Research, Public Health, Popular Science in Psychology

Publication year
Cross-Cultural Advancements in Positive Psychology
Page amount
13 pages

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