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100 1 Miller, Alison B.
245 10 Finish your dissertation once and for all! :|bhow to
overcome psychological barriers, get results, and move on
with your life /|cAlison B. Miller.
250 1st ed.
264 1 Washington, DC :|bAmerican Psychological Association,
264 4 |c©2009
300 xii, 181 pages ;|c26 cm
504 Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-173) and
505 00 |tThe doctoral dissertation: a dual challenge --|tThe
traps of negative thinking, feeling, and behaving --
|tFreeing yourself from thinking, feeling, and behaving
traps --|tDevising timelines: avoiding a breakdown by
breaking it down --|tCreating weekly action plans: using
structure to your advantage --|tWriting and revising your
dissertation --|tWorking with your dissertation
chairperson and committee --|tTaking good care of yourself
along the way.
520 1 "Are you having difficulty finishing your dissertation?
Are you feeling stuck after trying various approaches, or
panicky about the entire enterprise? If so, it is unlikely
that your cognitive abilities are to blame. More likely,
the culprits are anxiety, self-doubt, procrastination,
perfectionism, and the thoughts, feelings, and behavior
that accompany these difficulties. This book was written
to help you overcome these problems and finish your
dissertation once and for all." "Combining psychological
support with a project management approach that breaks
tasks into small, manageable chunks, experienced
dissertation coach Alison Miller shows you how to overcome
negativity and succeed beyond your own expectations. You
will learn how to plan and structure the dissertation
process, work effectively with dissertation chairpersons
and committees, and take care of yourself on the
dissertation journey. Tips for mastering all of these
skills are presented along with exercises to reinforce key
lessons, ideas, and strategies. By the end of the process,
you will not only have finished your dissertation - you
will also have learned the self-confidence that comes from
knowing how to stay engaged when difficulties arise and
the joy that comes from accomplishment in pursuit of your
650 0 Dissertations, Academic|xAuthorship.
650 0 Academic writing|xPsychological aspects.
650 7 Academic writing|xPsychological aspects.|2fast
650 7 Dissertations, Academic|xAuthorship.|2fast
650 7 Doktorsavhandlingar|xförfattarskap.|2sao
650 7 Vetenskapligt skrivande|xpsykologiska aspekter.|2sao
650 12 Academic Dissertations as Topic.
650 22 Writing.
653 0 Academic writing|aPsychological aspects
653 0 Dissertations, Academic|aAuthorship
856 41 |3Table of contents|uhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/
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