A practical guide to happiness in adults on the autism spectrum : a positive psychology approach / Victoria Honeybourne.Publisher: London : Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019Copyright date: 2019Description: 192 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785925771.Subject(s): AUTISM | ADULTS | MENTAL HEALTH | POSITIVE PRACTICES | COMMUNICATION SKILLS | SELF AWARENESS | COPING BEHAVIOUR
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Introduction. - 1. If you only have five minutes. 2. Understanding the autism spectrum. - 3. Understanding positive psychology. - 4. Recognising, identifying and using character strengths. - 5. Cultivating positive emotions. - 6. Positive coping. - 7. Wellbeing. - 8. Meaning, purpose and connection.
"Breaking away from neurotypical ideals of happiness, this book offers simple techniques and exercises to help adults on the spectrum combat negative thoughts and improve their mental health. Practical and engaging, it tackles communication skills, self-awareness, workplace coping strategies and more, with a refreshing positive psychology approach." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE