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Learned Helplessness

A Theory for the Age of Personal Control

Learned Helplessness( )
Author: Peterson, Christopher
Maier, Steven F.
Seligman, Martin E. P.
Publication Date:Oct 1995
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $67.00
Book Description:

The theory of helplessness refers to the problems that follow in the wake of uncontrollability. First described in the 1960s to account for behaviour changes in laboratory animals, learned helplessness over the years has been applied to a variety of human problems entailing inappropriate passivity to demoralization. The best-known application of learned helplessness has been an explanation of depression, although numerous other extensions have been made, most recently to physical...
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Detailed Subjects: Psychology / General
Psychology / Psychopathology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.165 x 5.928 x 1.092 Inches
Book Weight:1.298 Pounds

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