Positive psychology: New worlds for old
Files in This Item:
|Positive_Psychology_IP_2004x.pdf||73.75 kB||Adobe PDF||Download|
|Title:||Positive psychology: New worlds for old||Authors:||Carr, Alan||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6548||Date:||2004||Abstract:||Clinical Psychology has traditionally focused on psychological de ficits and disability. It has rarely privileged clients’ resilience, resourcefulness and capacity for renewal. In the USA Professor Martin Seligman and his colleagues have begun laying the foundations for a positive psychology to complement deficit - based a pproaches (Seligman & Peterson 2004; Snyder & Lopez, 2002). This new branch of psychology is primarily concerned with the scientific study of human strengths and happiness.||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||The Psychological Society of Ireland||Keywords:||Positive psychology;Policy implications||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Psychology Research Collection|
Show full item record
Page view(s) 5065
This item is available under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Ireland. No item may be reproduced for commercial purposes. For other possible restrictions on use please refer to the publisher's URL where this is made available, or to notes contained in the item itself. Other terms may apply.