Mental health promotion in public health: perspectives and strategies from positive psychology.

@article{Kobau2011MentalHP,
  title={Mental health promotion in public health: perspectives and strategies from positive psychology.},
  author={Rosemarie Kobau and Martin E. P. Seligman and Christopher Peterson and Ed Diener and Matthew M. Zack and Daniel K Chapman and William Thompson},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={101 8},
  pages={e1-9}
}
Positive psychology is the study of what is "right" about people-their positive attributes, psychological assets, and strengths. Its aim is to understand and foster the factors that allow individuals, communities, and societies to thrive. Cross-sectional, experimental, and longitudinal research demonstrates that positive emotions are associated with numerous benefits related to health, work, family, and economic status. Growing biomedical research supports the view that positive emotions are… CONTINUE READING
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