Book review of Linley, A. & Joseph, S. (2004) Positive Psychology in Practice

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Title: Book review of Linley, A. & Joseph, S. (2004) Positive Psychology in Practice
Authors: Carr, Alan
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Date: Oct-2006
Abstract: In the preface to this volume Martin Seligman notes that ‘the scientific psychological literature of the 20th century is littered with well-done analytic science that applied to nothing at all, and this is a fate positive psychology must avoid.’ Alex Linley and Stephen Joseph in their volume Positive Psychology Practice have taken an important step in diverting positive psychology from this undesirable fate. They have edited a compendium of scholarly chapters on practical applications of the science of positive psychology to important social issues.
Type of material: Review
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Journal: Journal of Positive Psychology
Volume: 1
Issue: 3
Start page: 171
End page: 172
Copyright (published version): 2006 Taylor and Francis
Keywords: Positive psychologyClinical psychologyMindfulnessHappiness
DOI: 10.1080/17439760600619377
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Psychology Research Collection

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