Positive psychology made practical: a case study with naval specialists.

@article{Wijk2008PositivePM,
  title={Positive psychology made practical: a case study with naval specialists.},
  author={Charles H van Wijk and A. T. H. Waters},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={173 5},
  pages={488-92}
}
The literature on psychological resilience provides significant theoretical developments to understand and enhance the health and well-being of individuals. This article presents a case study of the implementation of an interview model, using concepts from resilience literature, to deal with the annual mental health screening of a group of naval specialists. The model is based in a salutogenic approach and aims to recognize the depth of experience of the human existence and to enhance physical… CONTINUE READING
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