publication . Article . 2010

is the practice of yoga associated with positive outcomes the role of passion

Noémie Carbonneau; Robert J. Vallerand; Sabrina Massicotte;
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  • Published: 11 Dec 2010 Journal: The Journal of Positive Psychology, volume 5, pages 452-465 (issn: 1743-9760, eissn: 1743-9779, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
Abstract
Using the dualistic model of passion [Vallerand, R.J., Blanchard, C.M., Mageau, G.A., Koestner, R., Ratelle, C.F., Leonard, M., … Marsolais, J. (2003). Les passions de l’âme: On obsessive and harmonious passion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 756–767], this research represents an initial attempt to examine whether an activity that is generally recognized to have widespread benefits, namely yoga, can still relate differently to outcomes as a function of the type of activity involvement (i.e., passion). Vallerand et al. (2003) distinguish two types of passion: harmonious passion, characterized by a volitional engagement in a beloved activity, an...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Psychology, Passion, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Passions, Social psychology, Psychotherapist, Personality, Psychology
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