Positive psychotherapy.

@article{Seligman2006PositiveP,
  title={Positive psychotherapy.},
  author={M. Seligman and T. Rashid and A. Parks},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  year={2006},
  volume={61 8},
  pages={
          774-788
        }
}
Positive psychotherapy (PPT) contrasts with standard interventions for depression by increasing positive emotion, engagement, and meaning rather than directly targeting depressive symptoms. The authors have tested the effects of these interventions in a variety of settings. In informal student and clinical settings, people not uncommonly reported them to be "life-changing." Delivered on the Web, positive psychology exercises relieved depressive symptoms for at least 6 months compared with… Expand

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