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The subjective well-being of paralympic athletes

Hammond, Thomas 2014, The subjective well-being of paralympic athletes, D.Psych.(Clinical) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title The subjective well-being of paralympic athletes
Author Hammond, Thomas
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name D.Psych.(Clinical)
Thesis advisor Cummins, Robert
Weinberg, Melissa
Date submitted 2014-12
Keyword(s) paralympic athletes
subjective well-being
resilience
self-esteem
optimism
coping strategies
Summary  Paralympic athletes represent a very high functioning group within the population. They not only report high levels of SWB but also have robust psychological resources that support adaptation to environmental challenges and athletic success. This would suggest that important lessons in resilience could be learned from this high profile group.
Language eng
Field of Research 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
110321 Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl Physiotherapy)
Socio Economic Objective 920201 Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Description of original xii, 166 pages :tables, graphs
Copyright notice ┬ęThe Author. All Rights Reserved
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30072980

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