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How to Write a Good Manuscript Review

Have the Necessary Expertise Do not review manuscripts beyond your scope of competency. Journals are more likely to publish papers with serious errors or deficiencies if their manuscripts have not gone through rigorous review by reviewers with the necessary expertise....

The Positive Psychology of Shame and the Theory of PP 2.0

The Value of Shame: Exploring a Health Resource in Cultural Contexts By Elisabeth Vanderheiden and Claude-Hélène Mayer Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2017. 302 pp. ISBN 978-3-319-53099-4. $119.00 Reviewed by Paul T. P. Wong The Value of Shame: Exploring a Health...

How to Measure Existential Meaning

Note This is a manuscript review of the paper published as George, L. S., & Park, C. L. (2016). The Multidimensional Existential Meaning Scale: A tripartite approach to measuring meaning in life. The Journal of Positive Psychology. Advance online publication....

From Attunement to a Meaning-Centered Good Life

Happiness: A Very Short Introduction By Daniel M. Haybron Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2013. 168 pp. ISBN 978-0199590605 $11.95 Reviewed by Paul T. P. Wong This small book is a real gem, sparkling with brilliant insights. I have always enjoyed philosophers’...

Meaning Making and the Fundamental Issues of Human Existence

The Experience of Meaning in Life: Classical Perspectives, Emerging Themes, and Controversies By Joshua A. Hicks and Clay Routledge (Eds.) New York, NY: Springer Science + Business Media, 2013. 417 pp. ISBN 978-94-007-6526-9 Reviewed by Paul T. P. Wong This review was...

Finding Meaning in Meaning Research

The Human Question for Meaning: Theories, Research, and Applications (2nd ed.). By Paul T. P. Wong New York, NY: Routledge, 2012. 719 pp. ISBN 978-0415876773 $79.95 Reviewed by William E. Smythe   Abstract Reviews the book, The Human Quest for Meaning: Theories,...

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