Procrastination, Health, and Well-Being, 1st Edition

  • Fuschia Sirois
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  • ISBN-10: 012802898X
  • ISBN-13: 9780128028988
  • DDC: 155.232
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released November 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This book brings together new and established researchers and theorists who make important connections between procrastination and health. The first section of the book provides an overview of current conceptualizations and philosophical issues in understanding how procrastination relates to health and well-being including a critical discussion of the assumptions and rationalizations that are inherent to procrastination. The next section of the book focuses on current theory and research highlighting the issues and implications of procrastination for physical health and health behaviors, while the third section presents current perspectives on the interrelationships between procrastination and psychological well-being. The volume concludes with an overview of potential areas for future research in the growing field of procrastination, health, and well-being.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
Introduction and Overview.
1: Introduction: Conceptualizing the Relations of Procrastination to Health and Well-Being.
2: Recovering Kairos: Toward a Heideggerian Analysis of Procrastination.
3: Structured Nonprocrastination: Scaffolding Efforts to Resist the Temptation to Reconstrue Unwarranted Delay.
Procrastination and Health.
4: Procrastination, Stress, and Chronic Health Conditions: A Temporal Perspective.
5: Bedtime Procrastination: A Behavioral Perspective on Sleep Insufficiency.
6: Measurement of Health-Related Procrastination: Development and Validation of the Exercise and Healthy Diet Procrastination Scales.
7: The Relation Between General Procrastination and Health Behaviors: What Can We Learn from Greek Students?.
Procrastination and Well-Being.
8: Procrastination, Emotion Regulation, and Well-Being.
9: Delaying Things and Feeling Bad About It? A Norm-Based Approach to Procrastination.
10: Temporal Views of Procrastination, Health, and Well-Being.
11: Procrastination and Well-Being at Work.
12: Future of Research on Procrastination, Health, and Well-Being: Key Themes and Recommendations.