Positive psychology. An introduction.

@article{Seligman2000PositivePA,
  title={Positive psychology. An introduction.},
  author={Martin E. P. Seligman and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  year={2000},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={
          5-14
        }
}
  • Martin E. P. Seligman, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American psychologist
  • A science of positive subjective experience, positive individual traits, and positive institutions promises to improve quality of life and prevent the pathologies that arise when life is barren and meaningless. The exclusive focus on pathology that has dominated so much of our discipline results in a model of the human being lacking the positive features that make life worth living. Hope, wisdom, creativity, future mindedness, courage, spirituality, responsibility, and perseverance are ignored… CONTINUE READING

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