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Optimism

Known as: attitude positive, attitudes positive, positive attitude 
The tendency to believe that there is good in everything and to have positive thoughts about most things that happen.
National Institutes of Health

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2017
Review
2017
Patients' expectations in the context of medical treatment represent a growing area of research, with accumulating evidence… Expand
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2017
Review
2017
This study aimed to explore the associations of occupational stressors (extrinsic effort, reward, and overcommitment), perceived… Expand
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2016
Review
2016
Soil health, along with water supply, is the most valuable resource for humans, as human life depends on the soil’s generosity… Expand
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2016
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2016
CONTEXT Several recent studies have documented the fact that, in considering feedback, learners are actively making credibility… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Recent theoretical discussions of optimism as an inherent aspect of human nature converge with empirical investigations of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Research on dispositional optimism as assessed by the Life Orientation Test (Scheier & Carver, 1985) has been challenged on the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
At diagnosis, 59 breast cancer patients reported on their overall optimism about life; 1 day presurgery, 10 days postsurgery, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
learned optimism how to change your mind and your life learned optimism how to change your mind and your life martin e p seligman… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
This article describes a scale measuring dispositional optimism, defined in terms of generalized outcome expectancies. Two… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Two studies investigated the tendency of people to be unrealistically optimistic about future life events. In Study 1, 258… Expand
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