Increasing psychological well-being and resilience by psychotherapeutic methods.

  title={Increasing psychological well-being and resilience by psychotherapeutic methods.},
  author={G. Fava and E. Tomba},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  volume={77 6},
  • G. Fava, E. Tomba
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of personality
  • A specific psychotherapeutic strategy for increasing psychological well-being and resilience, well-being therapy, has been developed and validated in a number of randomized controlled trials. The findings indicate that flourishing and resilience can be promoted by specific interventions leading to a positive evaluation of one's self, a sense of continued growth and development, the belief that life is purposeful and meaningful, the possession of quality relations with others, the capacity to… CONTINUE READING

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