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Counseling psychologists have constantly been vitally occupied with selling solid future health and fighting psychological, actual, and social problems. This quantity specializes in how their efforts can foster and construct optimum human energy and health. The chapters convey how counseling psychology performs a massive position in supporting humans make adjustments at domestic, at paintings, and in the neighborhood in ways in which hinder ailment danger and develop own and social assets. Written by means of major psychologists, the quantity shifts clear of pathology and ailment and strikes extra towards the technological know-how of optimistic psychology. 5 significant themes--intact personalities, person resources and strengths, confident psychological well-being, person--environment interplay, and profession development-are mentioned. those serve to unite the jobs and projects of counseling psychology. All scholars and pros involved in psychological well-being and occupation counsiling with locate Counseling Psychology and optimum Human Functioning thought-provoking and precious interpreting.

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Lubinski & Humphreys, 1997). Hollingworth (1926) recognized that to facilitate optimal intellectual development, personal qualities beyond intelligence must also be taken into account. She was an advocate, for example, of paying attention to the early interests of gifted children, “for it is known that attitudes and ideals formed in childhood have an important influence in shaping the life that follows” (p. 140). Her belief about the importance of childhood interests has only recently been subjected to empirical study, and has been supported (Achter, Lubinski, Benbow, & Eftekhari-Sanjani, 1999; Schmidt, Lubinski, & Benbow, 1998).

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