Refereed/Invited Publications for Christopher J. Mruk

Books

Mruk, C. (In Press). Feeling good by doing good: A guide to authentic self-esteem. New York: Oxford University Press.

Mruk, C. (2013). Self-esteem and positive psychology: Research, theory, and practice (4th Ed). New York: Springer.

Mruk, C. (2006). Self-esteem research, theory, and practice: Toward a positive psychology of self-esteem (3rd Ed). New York: Springer.

Mruk, C., & Hartzell, J. (2003). Zen and psychotherapy: Integrating traditional and nontraditional psychotherapies. New York: Springer.

Mruk, C. (1999). Self-Esteem: Research, theory, and practice (2nd Ed.). New York: Springer. (Also published in London by Free Association Books)

Mruk, C. (1994). Self-Esteem: Research, theory, and practice (1st Ed.). New York: Springer. (Also translated into Spanish and published in Spain)

Chapters (Invited)

Mruk, C.J. (In Press). Positive psychology, relational self-esteem, and increasing well- being, in Warren and Donaldson (Eds), Toward a positive psychology of relationships: New directions in theory and research. New York: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood.

Mruk, C., J. (In Press). Biographical description of nearly a half century of work on self- esteem, in Zeigler-Hill, T.K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences, Springer International Publishing.

Mruk, C. (2013). Self-esteem, relationships, and positive psychology: Concepts, research, and connections. In M. Hojjat & D. Cramer (Eds.), Positive psychology of love (pp. 149-161). New York: Oxford University Press.

Mruk, C. & O'Brien, E. (2013). Changing self-esteem through competence and worthiness training: A positive therapy. In V. Zeigler-Hill (Ed.), Current Issues in Social Psychology (pp. 163-179). New York: Psychology Press.

Mruk, C. (2006). Defining self-esteem: An often overlooked issue with crucial implications. In M. Kernis (Ed.), Self-esteem issues and answers: A source book of current perspectives (pp. 10-15). New York: Psychology Press.

Mruk, C. (2006). Changing self-esteem. In M. Kernis (Ed.), Self-esteem issues and answers: A source book of current perspectives (pp. 164-168). New York: Psychology Press.

Mruk, C. (1989). Toward a social psychology of computerization. In C. Garson & S. Nagel (Eds.), Advances in social science and computers: Vol 1. (pp. 255-275). Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.

Mruk, C. (1983). Toward a phenomenology of self-esteem. In A. Giorgi, A. Barton, & C. Maes (Eds.), Duquesne studies in phenomenological psychology: Vol 4 (pp. 137-148). Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press.

Articles (Refereed)

Mruk, C.J. & Skelly, T (In Press). Is self-Esteem absolute, relative, or functional? implications for cross-cultural and humanistic psychology. The Humanistic Psychologist.

Churchill, S.D. & Mruk, C.J. (2014). Practicing what we preach in humanistic and positive psychology. American Psychologist, American Psychological Association, 69, 90-92. D.C. DOI: 10.1037/a0034868

Mruk, C. (2013). Defining self-esteem as a relationship between competence and worthiness: How a two-factor approach integrates the cognitive and affective dimensions of self-esteem. Polish Psychological Bulletin, 44(2), 157-164 DOI -10.2478/ppb-2013-0018.

Mruk, C. (2010). Integrated description: A humanistic method for an evidence-based world. The Humanistic Psychologist, 38, 305-316 .

Mruk, C. (2010). Romancing the Buddhist stone: Reality or red herring? The Humanistic Psychologist, 38, 190-195.

Mruk, C. (2010). Positive psychology. In W. E. Craighead & & C. B. Nemeroff (Eds.), Corsini encyclopedia of psychology (4th Ed.): Vol III (pp. 1266-1667). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Mruk, C. (2010). Self-esteem. In W. E. Craighead & & C. B. Nemeroff (Eds.), Corsini encyclopedia of psychology (4th Ed.): Vol VI (pp. 1536-1540). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Khong, B. & Mruk, C. (2009). Introduction to the special edition. The Humanistic Psychologist, 37, 109-116. (Also co-editor of this special edition on Mindfulness and Psychotherapy).

Brodke, M. & Mruk, C. (2009). Crucial components of a successful online learning experience. AURCO Spring Journal, 187-205.

Mruk, C. (2008). Positive psychology and positive therapy: Implications for practitioners. Ohio Psychologist, 55, 16-17.

Mruk, C. (2008). The psychology of self-esteem: A potential common ground for humanistic positive psychology and positivistic positive psychology. The Humanistic Psychologist, 36, 143-158.

Hakim-Larson, J., & Mruk, C. (1997). Enhancing self-esteem in a community mental health setting. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 67, 655-659.

Mruk, C. (1994). Phenomenological psychology and integrated description: Keeping the science in the human science approach. Methods: A Journal for Human Science, Annual Edition, 6-20.

Mruk, C. (1989). Phenomenological psychology and the computer revolution: Friend, foe, or opportunity? Journal of Phenomenological Psychology, 20, 20-39.

Mruk, C. (1988). Exploring the computer psychology interface: Part I. Social Science Computer Review, 6, 242-254.

Mruk, C. (1988). Exploring the computer psychology interface: Part II. Social Science Computer Review, 6, 379-382.

Mruk, C. (1988). Communication patterns and issues among psychologists working with computers: A view from the top. Social Science Computer Review, 6, 527-535.

Mruk, C. (1987). The interface between computers and psychology: Toward a psychology of computerization. Computers in Human Behavior 3, 167-179.

Mruk, C. (1987). Teaching adult learners basic computer skills: A new look at age, sex, and motivational factors. Collegiate Microcomputer, 5, 294-300.

Other Publications

Mruk, C. (2007). Increasing competence and worthiness: Enhancing self-esteem from theory to practice. Invited article, http://scientist-practitioner.com.

Mruk, C. (1988). Understanding the psychology of abnormal behavior. [Computer software]. Dubuque, IA: W. C. Brown.

Mruk, C. (1985). Integrated description: A phenomenological technique for researching large scale, emerging human experience and trends. Advances in Consumer Research: Proceedings, 3, 566-570.

Mruk, C. (1984). Facilitating the acquisition of basic computer skills for adults: A handbook of research and findings. Washington, D. C.: U. S. Department of Health & Human Services.

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