Positive psychology in clinical practice.

@article{Duckworth2005PositivePI,
  title={Positive psychology in clinical practice.},
  author={Angela L. Duckworth and Tracy A. Steen and Martin E. P. Seligman},
  journal={Annual review of clinical psychology},
  year={2005},
  volume={1},
  pages={
          629-51
        }
}
Positive psychology is the scientific study of positive experiences and positive individual traits, and the institutions that facilitate their development. A field concerned with well-being and optimal functioning, positive psychology aims to broaden the focus of clinical psychology beyond suffering and its direct alleviation. Our proposed conceptual framework parses happiness into three domains: pleasure, engagement, and meaning. For each of these constructs, there are now valid and practical… CONTINUE READING

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