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Character Strengths and Virtues: A Handbook and Classification
The classification of strengths presented in this book is intended to reclaim the study of character and virtue as legitimate topics of psychological inquiry and informed societal discourse. ByExpand
Positive psychology. An introduction.
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The authors outline a framework for a science of positive psychology, point to gaps in the authors' knowledge, and predict that the next century will see a science and profession that will come to understand and build the factors that allow individuals, communities, and societies to flourish. Expand
Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being
I have spent my professional life avoiding unguarded promises like this one. I am a research scientist, and a conservative one at that. The appeal of what I write comes from the fact that it isExpand
Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment
In this important, entertaining book, one of the world's most celebrated psychologists, Martin Seligman, asserts that happiness can be learned and cultivated, and that everyone has the power toExpand
Positive psychology progress: empirical validation of interventions.
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In a 6-group, random-assignment, placebo-controlled Internet study, the authors found that 3 of the interventions lastingly increased happiness and decreased depressive symptoms. Expand
Learned helplessness in humans: critique and reformulation.
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According to the reformulation, once people perceive noncontingency, they attribute their helplessness to a cause and this cause can be stable or unstable, global or specific, and internal or external. Expand
The attributional Style Questionnaire
Of current interest are the causal attributions offered by depressives for the good and bad events in their lives. One important attributional account of depression is the reformulated learnedExpand
Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life
learned optimism how to change your mind and your life learned optimism how to change your mind and your life martin e p seligman on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers national bestsellerExpand
Positive education: positive psychology and classroom interventions
Positive education is defined as education for both traditional skills and for happiness. The high prevalence worldwide of depression among young people, the small rise in life satisfaction, and theExpand
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