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Nostalgia

  • By: Tim Wildschut & Constantine Sedikides
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

This entry provides a historical overview of conceptualizations of nostalgia. It contrasts past treatises, which viewed nostalgia as a neurological disease and a psychiatric disorder, with a contemporary approach, which views nostalgia as a predominantly positive, ...

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