The Good Old Days

Our memory of the past is often rose-tinted, but this joyful look back is entirely justified: Nostalgia gives our life a sense of meaning and security, as well as making us happy.

Daniel Rettig examines the power of nostalgia under four main headings-history, ...


When My Soul Went Dark

Merle Leonhardt is 26 and has just graduated in psychology when suddenly and for no apparent reason she loses all pleasure in life. The massive decline in mood is compounded by physical weakness, extreme fatigue, utter despair and panic attacks culminating in suicidal thoughts. Therapy as an ...

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Jealousy – A Study

Love triangles – personal experiences and possible solutions

We are all familiar with feelings of jealousy, after all they're part of love - the dark side. But if it gets out of control it is as much of a burden for those suffering from it as it is for their partners, and it can destroy a relationship. Without setting limits, without a ...
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Dictionary of Psychology

Psychology takes into consideration the nature of humanity and the natural science behind it. It is a differentiated field today, with a highly developed and unique jargon, the most important terms of which are explained in this dictionary. Present-day psychology, in both its reseach and its ...

dtv Atlas Psychology (2 volumes)

The ›dtv-Atlas of Psychology‹ consists of two volumes offering a systematic overview of the fundamental theories and methodology used, as well as the various different forms of experience and behaviour displayed by mankind that are examined by psychologists.

Contents:

Volume 1

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The Little Saboteur Within Us

Identifying and resolving our subconscious resistance

Your inner critic is calling? Call back! The little saboteur is an element of our personality. It is the reason why we often take things that are important to us to a certain point, but fail to see them through to the end. It is because of this saboteur that we can give others good ...
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The Power of Esteem

Meeting yourself and others positively

The scarcity of appreciation Recognition, esteem, gratitude. These signals of social acceptance fulfill some of humanity's basic needs. We want to be seen for who we are and long for recognition for what we have done and achieved. However, if you take a look around your own private ...

Is This Supposed to Be Love?

How to Effectively Escape a Narcissistic Relationship

After spending twenty years in a marriage in which she primarily just "functioned," Sonja R. falls head over heels in love. As emotionally starved as she is, Frank gives her everything she has been missing for years. However, Sonja has found herself in the arms of a narcissist, a man who wants ...

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Escaping the Mind Game Trap

People play mind games all the time. What may seem like low-grade irritation is in truth calculated manipulation. Experienced life coaches Cornelia and Stephan Schwarz show us how to see through these insidious games by means of a combination of Buddhist know-how and psychological coaching techniques.


Handbook of Autogenic Training

Basics, Techniques, Applications

This standard handbook has been in print with dtv since 1977 and has gone through thirteen editions. It was first revised and extended in 1981. The subject of autogenic training has undergone considerable changes since then, and Sven Olaf Hoffmann, the son of the author and himself a ...
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Crisis Management (Made Easy)

What's the best way to deal with life's crises - both major and minor? When faced with a problem, we can put it in perspective by calling on the inner resources we all have at our disposal - the forces that keep us in equilibrium. Christoph Emmelmann shows us how to tap ...


A Lifetime of Love?

What keeps couples together

How to make relationships work: in a long-term study involving over 600 couples the psychologists Eva Wunderer and Klaus A. Schneewind examined the factors required to make a relationship work in the long term. The result was a »marital recipe« containing many ingredients: trust and ...

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